The search for ESR1 mutations in breast cancer

Steffi Oesterreich, Nancy E. Davidson

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Two new studies report the identification of activating ESR1 gene mutations in aromatase inhibitor-resistant metastatic breast cancers. This insight into therapeutic resistance suggests new approaches that may be useful in the management of endocrine-resistant breast cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1415-1416
Number of pages2
JournalNature genetics
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics

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Oesterreich, S., & Davidson, N. E. (2013). The search for ESR1 mutations in breast cancer. Nature genetics, 45(12), 1415-1416.