Scientists inch closer to treating triple-negative breast cancer

September 7, 2014 8:16 AM

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Scientists inch closer to treating triple-negative breast cancer

WASHINGTON: A new study has revealed that researchers may be able to make improvements in outcomes for women with triple-negative breast cancer, an aggressive form of the disease that disproportionately affects younger women.

Researchers studied the addition of other drugs — carboplatin and/or bevacizumab — to the standard treatment regimen to see if they could increase response rates. More than 440 women from cancer centers across the country enrolled in this randomized clinical trial.

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