Tag: progesterone

Progesterone: A steriod hormone that stimulates the uterus to prepare for pregnancy by increasing the thickness of the lining (endometrium). Progesterone is produced by the ovaries during ovulation and by the adrenal glands; it is also stored in fat tissue. Progesterone binds to progesterone receptors.


Although similar, ER+/PR- breast cancer is more aggressive than ER+/PR+
Soy protein isolate may increase progesterone expression and tumor aggressiveness


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