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Breast Cancer Patients Advised Not to Use Supplements During Treatment

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From: healthline.com Researchers say vitamins and other supplements taken during breast cancer treatment can cause a higher risk of recurrence. Experts note that chemotherapy and radiation are designed to cause damage to cancer cells, while supplements’ main job is to repair cell damage. They recommend that people undergoing breast cancer treatment get their nutrients through a healthy, well-balanced diet. When …

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Clinical Challenges: ADCs and Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

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By: Mike Bassett From: medpagetoday.com The development of antibody drug conjugates adds a much needed option for women with TNBC Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) — i.e., breast cancer that does not express estrogen, progesterone, or HER2 receptors — comprises approximately 10%-20% of all breast cancers and represents “an unmet need in the field of breast oncology,” said Aditya Bardia, MD, …