Back to the drawing board for triple-negative breast cancer targets, researchers propose new combo approach
The reason why triple-negative breast cancer is such a tough disease to treat is largely given away in its name. Such tumors can’t be defined by traditional biomarkers — neither estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, nor excess HER2 protein — forcing drug hunters down uncharted new pathways.
Researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center explored one of them, and turned up with some new suggestions.
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