Methylation of estrogen receptor alpha and uses thereof
Methods for diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of cancer based on the methylation status of the ER-.alpha. gene promoter are disclosed. Methylation of the ER-.alpha. gene promoter is indicative of cancer and unfavorable prognosis. The cancer can be treated with a demethylation agent.
John Wayne Cancer Institute (Santa Monica, CA)
Hoon, Dave S B, "Methylation of estrogen receptor alpha and uses thereof" (2007). Technology Transfer - Patents. 42.