Understand Your Test

Estrogen/Progesterone Receptor Status

Formal Name

 

Estrogen and Progesterone Receptor Status

 

Why Get Tested?

The hormone receptor test determines if a breast cancer tumor is positive for estrogen and progesterone receptors, helping to guide treatment and determine prognosis.

When To Get Tested?

When you have been diagnosed with invasive breast cancer or when your cancer has recurred.