Prostate cells usually require testosterone and other androgens to survive. But some prostate cancer cells thrive despite treatments that eliminate androgens. One hypothesis is that estrogen, often considered a female hormone, may be activating genes normally controlled by an androgen in these cancer cells. Describe one or more experiments to test this hypothesis.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 12:57 am ad1c9bdddf
Biopsy both normal and cancerous prostate cells and place in nutrient growth plates. One set of normal and one set of ...
An overview of prostate cells and androgens is given.