“Triple Negative Breast Cancer is one pattern of the disease, but it is one that we have to have a heightened sense of awareness,” - Dr. Newman said.
My notes from the session:
- Basal-Like and TNBC tumors have a 80% overlap
- Carboplatin drug treatment is more effective in TNBC tumors
- Latest research: Androgen receptor (marker)
- 30% of TNBC patients will have an recurrence
Brain - 30%
Liver - 40%
Lung - 20%
Bone - 10%
Who does TNBC affect?
White-American - 16%
African-American - 26%
Ghana-African - 82%
Palpable breast lump
Mets to Brain
Less likely to recur after 5 years.
Obesity linked to risk of TNBC: Stay fit, eat well balanced diet
|Pink sister, Jyll and Melissa|
|TNBC sister, Maureen and Melissa|
|Melissa and Dr. Lisa Newman|
|Us TNBCDay supporters with Dr. Lisa Newman|
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