Phosphorylation of the oestrogen receptor alpha at serine 305 and prediction of tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer.
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Phosphorylation of oestrogen receptor alpha at serine 305 (ERalphaS305-P) induces tamoxifen resistance in experimental studies, but does not influence response to other endocrine agents, such as fulvestrant. We evaluated ERalphaS305-P using immunohistochemistry in 377 breast carcinomas from premenopausal participants of a randomized trial (n = 248) and patients with advanced disease (n = 129). Among the premenopausal patients, adjuvant tamoxifen improved recurrence-free survival (RFS) for ERalphaS305-P-negative tumours (multivariate HR = 0.53, 95% CI 0.32-0.86, p = 0.010), but not for ERalphaS305-P-positive tumours (multivariate HR = 1.01, 95% CI 0.33-3.05, p = 0.99) (interaction p = 0.131). Notably, ERalphaS305-P was not significantly associated with RFS in patients not treated with tamoxifen (multivariate HR = 0.64, 95% CI 0.30-1.37, p = 0.248), indicating that ERalphaS305-P is a marker for treatment outcome rather than tumour progression. Given the direct experimental link between ERalphaS305-P and tamoxifen resistance and these first clinical data suggesting that premenopausal patients with ERalphaS305-P-positive breast cancer are resistant to adjuvant tamoxifen, further research is encouraged to study whether alternative endocrine treatment should be considered for this subgroup. Copyright (c) 2008 Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK
|Tidskrift||Journal of Pathology|
|Utgåva nummer||Sep 23|
|Status||Published - 2009|
|Peer review utförd||Ja|
Phosphorylation of ERα and HIF-1α in breast cancer with focus on tamoxifen response and links to kinase activationCaroline Wigerup, 2009, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University. 121 s.
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