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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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Chemotherapy Treatments For Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

This paper reviews chemotherapy options for triple-negative breast cancers. Breast cancer cells express 3 main receptors that can be targeted with therapy: Estrogen receptors (ER), Progesterone receptors (PR) and HER2. Triple-negative breast cancers (TNBCs) do not express these 3 receptors and make up approximately 15% of breast cancers. Such tumors do...

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What is the preferred mode of action for patients with Lobular Neoplasia: surgery or observation?

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The present study tested whether Lobular Neoplasia (LN) diagnosed on Core Needle Biopsy (CNB) leads to breast cancer and if a selected group of patients can be safely observed rather than treated early. The main findings were that not all patients with LN diagnosed on CNB need surgery (excision). Some background Breasts are...

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