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Published on Mar 22, 2012
Could blocking an androgen ( testosterone) receptor lead to a new way to treat an aggressive form of breast cancer?
That's a question researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, Ariz are exploring. Preliminary results of a Mayo Clinic -- TGen collaborative study show the androgen receptor may be a potential target to attack in treating triple negative breast cancer (TNBC).
Barbara Pockaj, M.D., a surgical oncologist at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, discusses the study findings and the next steps in research.