Latest Triple-negative breast cancer Stories

2011-12-01 19:03:26

Sequencing points to treatment protocols, results in patient benefit Triple negative breast tumors, which make up nearly 20 percent of breast cancers, do not respond to treatment with targeted therapies such as Herceptin® (trastuzumab). To investigate new options for these patients, the first clinical trial of whole-genome sequencing for women with triple negative breast cancer was initiated in March 2010, and the first results will be presented during the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio...

2011-11-28 17:11:52

The risk of breast cancer is increased by genetic and lifestyle factors such as the inherited BRCA2 gene, age of having first child, or use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Cancer looked at the relationship between women with breast cancer and diagnosis of cancer in their parents. The results showed that the chances of women with lobular breast cancer having a father with cancer (especially prostate cancer) was almost...

2011-10-05 07:00:00

Music Legend gets behind Lazarex Cancer Foundation Danville,Ca. (PRWEB) October 05, 2011 While cancer is colorblind, new studies show that minorities may not be screened or take part in possible life-saving clinical trials as often as their Caucasian counterparts. Dana Dornsife, founder of the Lazarex Cancer Foundation, is hoping to change that as R&B legend Lenny Williams joins forces with Lazarex Cancer Foundation to bring awareness to these groups. âœThe goal...

2011-10-05 12:35:37

Finding new treatments for triple negative breast cancer, an aggressive form of breast cancer that is often resistant to standard treatments and preferentially affects African-American women, is critically important, said a researcher from the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine. Approximately 26 percent of African-America women with breast cancer are triple-negative, compared to 15 percent of Caucasian women. "Even though this is one of the least common...

2011-08-18 00:00:43

Louisa Gloger inspired by CPIC's efforts to prevent cancer from afflicting others. The Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) has elected Louisa Gloger as the newest member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Gloger is Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer of Triple Step Toward the Cure, an organization that raises awareness of triple negative breast cancer. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 The Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) has elected Louisa Gloger as the newest...

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