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What are the new strategies to overcome resistance to endocrine therapy in breast cancer?

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper reviewed various strategies of preventing resistance to endocrine therapy.  Some background Receptors are proteins found on cells that when activated can lead to cell growth and division. Estrogen receptors (protein found on cell) are one such example. Endocrine therapy is given to patients who have breast cancer with...

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Are there any benefits to continuing trastuzumab after disease progression in patients with HER2+ metastatic breast cancer?

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article evaluated the benefits of continuing trastuzumab treatment after disease progression in patients with HER2+ metastatic (spread to distant organs and tissues) breast cancer. Some background Breast cancer cells have on their surface some proteins called receptors. Hormones bind to these receptors causing changes in the...

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