Prevention of ER-negative breast cancer: Where do we stand?

Massimiliano Cazzaniga, Bernardo Bonanni

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Abstract

Oestrogen receptor-negative and triple-negative breast cancers are types of aggressive tumours that account for approximately 30 and 15% of total breast cancers, respectively. Selective oestrogen receptor modulators and aromatase inhibitors are unable to treat and prevent these subtypes of mammary tumours. Thus, it is worth identifying new pathways, biomarkers, and agents that are effective in the treatment and prevention of these subtypes. Several classes of drugs have been studied, and many are still currently under investigation. We have attempted to conduct a state-of-the-art study on this important issue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-181
Number of pages11
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer Prevention
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012

Keywords

  • Breast cancer
  • Oestrogen receptor negative
  • Prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology
  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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