African American women have the highest risk of triple negative breast cancer. Dr. Lisa Newman, leading breast cancer expert and Director of the Breast Oncology Program at Henry Ford Cancer Institute, discusses what all Black women must know and her groundbreaking research in Ghana.
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Anyone can get triple-negative breast cancer, however, African-American women are more likely to develop breast cancer at a younger age (under 50) and often have a more aggressive form of the disease called triple-negative breast cancer. This means that the read more about Triple Negative Breast Cancer: What Black Women Need To Know
The “Triple” in Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC) refers to Estrogen and Progesterone (hormones) and Her2 (an epidermal growth factor). This means that they are NOT going to respond to hormonal therapy or medicines that target the Her2 Protein. In read more about The “Triple” In Triple Negative Breast Cancer
It's been said time and time again that triple-negative breast cancer is more common in Black American women when compared to other groups. Recently researchers have discovered that it actually depends on where Black women are born, so not all read more about Your Risk For Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Depends On Where You’re From
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