Latest Triple-negative breast cancer Stories
Hispanic women are more likely to die from breast cancer than non-Hispanic white women.
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).
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).
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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.
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