Systematic name M18086
Brief description 'Cancer prone response profile' (CPRP): genes common to estradiol and bisphenol A [PubChem=5757;6623] response of epithelial cell cultures from patients at high risk of breast cancer.
Full description or abstract Breast cancer outcome is highly variable. Whether inadvertent exposure to environmental xenobiotics evokes a biological response promoting cancer aggressiveness and a higher probability of tumor recurrence remains unknown. To determine specific molecular alterations which arise in high-risk breast tissue in the presence of the ubiquitous xenoestrogen, bisphenol A (BPA), we used nonmalignant random periareolar fine-needle aspirates in a novel functional assay. Early events induced by BPA in epithelial-stromal cocultures derived from the contralateral tissue of patients with breast cancer included gene expression patterns which facilitate apoptosis evasion, endurance of microenvironmental stress, and cell cycle deregulation without a detectable increase in cell numbers. This BPA response profile was significantly associated with breast tumors characterized by high histologic grade (P < 0.001) and large tumor size (P = 0.002), resulting in decreased recurrence-free patient survival (P < 0.001). Our assays show a biological fingerprint of probable prior exposure to endocrine-disrupting agents, and suggest a scenario in which their presence in the microenvironmental milieu of high-risk breast tissue could play a deterministic role in establishing and maintaining tumor aggressiveness and poor patient outcome.
Collection C2: Curated
      CGP: Chemical and Genetic Perturbations
Source publication Pubmed 18381411   Authors: Dairkee SH,Seok J,Champion S,Sayeed A,Mindrinos M,Xiao W,Davis RW,Goodson WH
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