Wouldn't it be great to have a test that determines which cases of TNBC are likely to metastasize and which have a pretty rosy prognosis even without chemo? There could be. Scientists suggest an Integrated Cytokine Score (ICS), containing three IR-7 genes (TNFRSF17, HLA-F, XCL2) and two Buck-4 genes (CXCL13, CLIC5). The presence of these genes suggest cases that are likely to spread. Read the entire research article here.
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