Triple negative breast cancer has lower survival rates and is defined more by what it is ‘not.’
Dr. Priyanka Sharma, University of Kansas Cancer Center, says it is not a death sentence, though.
The University of Kansas Cancer Center is putting together a registry, the first of its kind in the world.
Dr. Sharma says they still don’t understand the molecular drivers and biology of Triple Negative Cancer.
For more resources: KUCancerCenter.org
There are three main risk factors for breast cancer: Age, family history, and a pre-cancerous biopsy. Dr. Carol Fabian, Breast Cancer Prevention Center & Survivorship Center director, says women who are obese have an increased risk of breast cancer. Your risk of getting breast cancer increases as you age. Alcohol can also become a risk factor. Learn more about breast cancer prevention in the video player below.