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Basal type breast cancer

Basal type breast cancer: Introduction

Basal type breast cancer: Most of these cancers are of the so-called "triple negative" type -- that is, they lack estrogen or progesterone receptors and have normal amounts of HER2. T. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Basal type breast cancer is available below.

Symptoms of Basal type breast cancer

Treatments for Basal type breast cancer

  • Hormone therapy and anti-HER2 therapies like trastuzumab and lapatinib are not effective against these cancers, although chemotherapy can be helpful. A great deal of research is being done to find better ways to treat these cancers
  • Treatment depends upon the size and stage of the cancer as well s the age and health status of the patient. Treatments include:
    • Surgical treatment of the breast and axilla
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Basal type breast cancer?

Causes of Basal type breast cancer

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Basal type breast cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Basal type breast cancer

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Basal type breast cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Basal type breast cancer

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Basal type breast cancer: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Basal type breast cancer

Prognosis for Basal type breast cancer: These are high-grade cancers that tend to grow quickly and have a poor prognosis.

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More information about Basal type breast cancer

  1. Basal type breast cancer: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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