Affiliation: Northwestern University
Chatterton R, Muzzio M, Heinz R, Gann P, Khan S. Methodological considerations in estrogen assays of breast fluid and breast tissue. Steroids. 2015;99:103-7 pubmed publisher
..The similarity of levels between breasts and between ducts suggests that estimates of estrogen exposure does not require multiple samples, however, unavailability of fluid may require rFNA in some cases. ..
Chatterton R, Heinz R, Fought A, Ivancic D, Shappell C, Allu S, et al
. Nipple Aspirate Fluid Hormone Concentrations and Breast Cancer Risk. Horm Cancer. 2016;7:127-36 pubmed publisher
Chatterton R, Geiger A, Khan S, Helenowski I, Jovanovic B, Gann P. Variation in estradiol, estradiol precursors, and estrogen-related products in nipple aspirate fluid from normal premenopausal women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2004;13:928-35 pubmed
Chatterton R, Geiger A, Mateo E, Helenowski I, Gann P. Comparison of hormone levels in nipple aspirate fluid of pre- and postmenopausal women: effect of oral contraceptives and hormone replacement. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005;90:1686-91 pubmed
..These findings provide additional validation for the physiological relevance of NAF hormone levels as potential breast cancer risk markers. ..