Targeting triple-negative breast cancer: optimising therapeutic outcomes.

@article{Gelmon2012TargetingTB,
  title={Targeting triple-negative breast cancer: optimising therapeutic outcomes.},
  author={Karen A. Gelmon and Rebecca Dent and John R. Mackey and Kara Laing and Deanna Mcleod and Sunil Verma},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={2223-34}
}
BACKGROUND Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a distinct subset of breast cancer (BC) defined by the lack of immunohistochemical expression of the estrogen and progesterone receptors and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2. It is highly heterogeneous and displays overlapping characteristics with both basal-like and BC susceptibility gene 1 and 2 mutant BCs. This review evaluates the activity of emerging targeted agents in TNBC. DESIGN A systematic review of PubMed and conference… CONTINUE READING
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