Irish scientists have identified why there is a high relapse rate after chemotherapy in women who have the most aggressive form of breast cancer. Up to now, triple negative breast cancer TNBC is one of the most aggressive and difficult to treat. It accounts for around 15 per cent of all breast cancers diagnosed and occurs more frequently in younger women.
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Irish scientists have identified why there is a high relapse rate after chemotherapy in women who have the most aggressive form of breast cancer. The breakthrough has enabled the researchers at NUI Galway to develop a drug with potential for clinical use, which not only improves the effectiveness of the initial chemotherapy treatment but also reduces relapse among women with this form of cancer. Up to now, triple negative breast cancer TNBC is one of the most aggressive and difficult to treat.
Chemists at Hong Kong Baptist University HKBU have discovered the use of a metal compound that inhibits the enzyme closely associated with triple-negative breast cancer TNBCone of the most difficult forms of breast cancer to treat. The reported compound shows tremendous potential for the development of drugs for TNBC therapy. The results of this study were published in the leading chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie International Edition. The team was led by Dr.