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If report reads: estrogen reactor weakly positive, progesterone negative, her2 negative &invasive ductal carcinoma. Is this a triple negative cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Even a weak ER+

Makes this better prognosis, and depending on other factors (oncotype, size, nodes) invite the use of tamoxifen or Arimidex (anastrozole) or Letrozole after chemo.
All triple negative is not the same. Best wishes.

In brief: Even a weak ER+

Makes this better prognosis, and depending on other factors (oncotype, size, nodes) invite the use of tamoxifen or Arimidex (anastrozole) or Letrozole after chemo.
All triple negative is not the same. Best wishes.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No

It means tha it does not have receptors for Progesterone or her2 and has weak receptors for estrogen.
And helps determine treatment.

In brief: No

It means tha it does not have receptors for Progesterone or her2 and has weak receptors for estrogen.
And helps determine treatment.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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