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Triple Negative Breast Cancer

  • Cetin, Idil (Department of Radiobiology, Faculty of Science, Istanbul University) ;
  • Topcul, Mehmet (Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Istanbul University)
  • Published : 2014.03.30

Abstract

Triple-negative breast cancers (TNBC), characterized by absence of the estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) and lack of overexpression of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2), have a poor prognosis. To overcome therapy limitations of TNBC, various new approaches are needed. This mini-review focuses on discovery of new targets and drugs which might offer new hope for TNBC patients.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : University of Istanbul

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