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Topic: Could prostate cancer drugs treat ER- breast cancer?

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Posted on: Sep 5, 2019 04:25AM

Alicethecat2 wrote:

Hello everyone

ER-negative breast cancers – known as molecular apocrine breast cancer – may be fuelled by a molecule more commonly implicated in prostate cancer.

http://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2011/06/24/a-tale-of-two-hormone-receptors/

Could be treated with a prostate cancer drug commonly given.

Worth considering?

Alice

Dx 1/4/2012, IDC, Right, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes, ER-/PR+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 2/7/2012 Mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy CEF Chemotherapy Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 3DCRT: Chest wall Targeted Therapy Herceptin (trastuzumab)
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