Monday, March 3rd is Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day 1 in 5 breast cancer patients is diagnosed with TNBCTriple Breast Cancer Disproportionately Impacts Latinas. Although TNBC responds tochemotherapy treatments, there have not been effective targeted treatments for this aggressive type of breast cancer. Diagnosis is usually made at a late stage, has shorter survival rates, and has a high rate of relapse 5 years after treatment. Researchers are working on targeted therapies to treat this disease, but women who are at high risk should be proactive in monitoring their own health, because early detection could help boost survival rates.
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