Items Tagged ‘triple negative’

September 29th, 2015

No Benefit with Addition of Onartuzumab to Taxol® with or without Avastin® in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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The addition of the targeted therapy onartuzumab to Taxol® (paclitaxel) with or without Avastin® (bevacizumab) does not appear to help control disease or improve survival in patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. These findings were published in the Annals of Oncology. The majority of breast cancers are hormone receptor-positive, meaning that the cancer cells are […]

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Tags: avastin, Breast Cancer, metastatic, Metastatic Breast Cancer, Onatuzumab, Taxol, triple negative


September 16th, 2015

A Vegan or Vegetarian Diet May Help Improve Treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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Early research suggests that a vegan or vegetarian diet low in the amino acid methionine may help improve treatment of triple-negative breast cancers. These findings were reported in the journal Clinical Cancer Research. The majority of breast cancers are hormone receptor-positive, meaning that the cancer cells are stimulated to grow from exposure to the female […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, diet, HER2-negative, News, Stage I Node Negative Breast Cancer, Stages II-III Breast Cancer, TRAIL-R2, treatment, triple negative, vegan, vegetarian


May 26th, 2015

Platinum-Based Chemotherapy Active in Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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Platinum-based chemotherapy appears active in the treatment of metastatic triple-negative breast cancers, particularly among patients with a BRCA1/2 mutation. These findings were reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Breast cancers that are not stimulated to grow from exposure to estrogen or progesterone and are HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor)-negative are called triple-negative breast […]

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Tags: BRCA1/2, Breast Cancer, cisplatin, Metastatic Breast Cancer, News, Platinol, platinum based chemotherapy, triple negative