Items Tagged ‘Triple Negative Breast Cancer’

September 24th, 2012

Combination of Afinitor and Chemotherapy Shows Promise in Metastatic, Triple-Negative Breast Cancer


According to results presented at the 2012 Breast Cancer Symposium, the combination of Afinitor® (everolimus; also known as RAD001) and carboplatin may provide a benefit in metastatic, triple-negative breast cancer. Triple-negative breast cancer is estrogen receptor-negative, progesterone receptor-negative, and HER2-negative. Because it generally does not respond to treatment with hormone therapy or HER2-targeted therapy, this […]

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