Sunday, November 4, 2012

TNBC Tumors in Older Women Often Less Aggressive

Women over 70 who are diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer might have a less aggressive form of the disease, according to research presented at the International Society of Geriatric Oncology annual meeting in Manchester, England.  This is consistent with earlier research that indicated that older women benefitted less from chemotherapy than younger women, perhaps because their tumors were less aggressive. The Oncology Report has the full story.

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