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Iron, Hemochromatosis (HFE) and Estrogen in Breast Cancer (2003)

Title:

Iron, Hemochromatosis (HFE) and Estrogen in Breast Cancer

Key words:

iron, estrogen, hemochromatosis

Research Institution:

Medical College of Wisconsin

Location:

Wisconsin

Researcher:

Christopher R Chitambar

Project Description:

These studies were designed to determine the effects of estrogen on the growth of mammary cancer cells that have a mutation in the hemochromatosis gene, causing them to overload on iron.

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