The presence of progesterone receptors in tumor tissue cells is used to select drug therapy, especially in women with breast carcinoma. Progesterone receptor is a hormone receptor localized within the nucleus. It is highly expressed in the epithelial cells of the breast and endometrium, and smooth muscle cells of the uterus. This antibody is used along with that for estrogen receptor to assess hormonal responsiveness in breast cancer.
No special preparation is needed for PR Immunohistochemistry Biopsy Tissue. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing PR Immunohistochemistry Biopsy Tissue. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||A positive staining is seen in case of detection of Breast Cancer|