Estrogen receptor beta expression in colorectal cancer cases from a population-based case-control study (DACHS)

Anja Rudolph, Csaba Toth, Rebecca Hein, Michael Hoffmeister, Esther Herpel, Hendrik Bläker, Hermann Brenner & Jenny Chang-Claude
Introduction: Estrogen receptor beta (ERβ) is expressed in the large intestine and seems to modulate colonic cell proliferation and apoptosis in a beneficial way regarding colon carcinogenesis [ref:1]. We therefore investigated, whether the expression of ERβ in tumour tissue from[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]