Estrogen Receptor Assay

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Title: Estrogen Receptor Assay
Description: An Asian female technician performing a breast pathology test on some frozen breast tissue. She is standing and wearing a white laboratory coat. She appears to be compressing breast tissue in a small laboratory dish and inspecting it. This is one of the steps in an estrogen receptor assay. Results suggest whether removal of ovaries or use of antiestrogen drugs are likely to be effective.
Topics/Categories: People -- Adult
People -- Health Professional
Test or Procedure -- Lab Tests
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Linda Bartlett (Photographer)
AV Number: AV-8000-0400
Date Created: 1980
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.