Characterizing steroid hormone receptor chromatin binding landscapes in male and female breast cancer

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Male breast cancer (MBC) is rare and largely hormonally driven. Here, the authors examine the action of steroid hormone receptors in male and female breast cancers and find gender selective hormone receptor action that associates with the survival of MBC patients.


  • Tesa M. Severson
  • Yongsoo Kim
  • Stacey E.P. Joosten
  • Karianne Schuurman
  • Petra Van Der Groep
  • Cathy B. Moelans
  • Natalie D. Ter Hoeve
  • Quirine F. Manson
  • John W. Martens
  • Carolien H.M. Van Deurzen
  • Ellis Barbe
  • Ingrid Hedenfalk
  • Peter Bult
  • Vincent T.H.B.M. Smit
  • Sabine C. Linn
  • Paul J. Van Diest
  • Lodewyk Wessels
  • Wilbert Zwart
External organisations
  • Netherlands Cancer Institute
  • University Medical Center Utrecht
  • Erasmus University Medical Center
  • VU University Medical Center
  • Leiden University Medical Centre
  • Delft University of Technology
  • Dutch Breast Cancer Research Group (BOOG)
  • Radboud University Medical Center
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Cancer and Oncology
Original languageEnglish
Article number482
JournalNature Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Dec 1
Publication categoryResearch