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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Symptoms, Prognosis, Treatment [Video]

About 10% to 15% of all breast cancer cases are due to triple-negative breast cancer. Unlike other types of breast cancer, triple-negative breast cancer is more aggressive and it does not respond to hormonal therapies, meaning treatment options are limited. 

However, the five-year survival rate for those with the condition is 77%, meaning 77% of people live at least five years or more after their diagnosis. 

“The good news about this subtype of breast cancer is that if the patient successfully gets to five years out from their diagnosis, it is exceedingly rare for the tumors to come back,” says Melissa L. Torrey, MD, the medical director of the breast cancer program at Redlands Community Hospital

What is triple-negative breast cancer? 

Triple-negative breast cancer is a form of cancerthat’s growth is not fueled by the hormones progesterone and estrogen, or by the HER2 protein. Therefore, it tests negative for estrogen and progesterone receptors and …

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Doctors test possible breast cancer vaccine [Video]

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New diagnostic tool in battle against breast cancer [Video]

How artificial intelligence may help detect early signs of breast cancer years before symptoms.

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Dr. John McDougall on Breast Cancer, Special Guest and Q & A on Chef AJ Live [Video]

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