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An antiestrogen is a substance that blocks the activity of estrogens, the family of hormones that promote the development and maintenance of female sex characteristics. Antiestrogens like tamoxifen can promote an invasive phenotype in estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer cells with deficient intercellular adhesion.

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PD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from the U.S. National Cancer Institute document "Dictionary of Cancer Terms".


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