Triple Negative Update
Triple negative breast cancers are those that are ER, PR, and her2 negative. This means that hormonal treatments and herceptin are not helpful, and chemotherapy is the single useful modality. Many women with triple negative breast cancers do just fine, but many worry more and are eager for information. This is the introduction and then a link to a podcast from Living Beyond Breast Cancer. This is the medical half of a two part series. The following week, I presented on the second podcast about dealing with the fear of recurrence. When it is available online, I will send you that link, too.
Research and Treatment Options for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
During the month of April, our expert Elizabeth S. Ginsburg, MD, answered questions about treatments specific to triple-negative breast cancer, which groups are at highest risk for developing this diagnosis, the types of treatments available in early-stage and metastatic disease and the latest research on promising new developments in the pipeline. Learn more.
Topics covered include:
Ongoing studies and clinical trials
Breast conservation surgery
Treatments other than PARP inhibitors
Read the questions and answers here.