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Elwood Jensen Dies

Breast cancer researcher Elwood Jensen has died, reports The New York Times. He was 92. In his work, Jensen showed that steroid hormones bind to specific receptors within cells and later developed a test to determine whether breast cancer cells contained estrogen receptors.

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