Items Tagged ‘Triple Negative Breast Cancer’

August 2nd, 2012

Androgen Receptor May Contribute to Some Cases of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer


Some triple-negative breast cancers test positive for the androgen receptor and may respond to treatment with an anti-androgen drug. These results—from a Phase II clinical trial—were presented at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Androgens are hormones such as testosterone. Although androgens are often considered to be “male” hormones, they […]

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