NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,506 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- triple-negative breast cancer
- listen (TRIH-pul-NEH-guh-tiv brest KAN-ser)
- Describes breast cancer cells that do not have estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, or large amounts of HER2/neu protein. Also called ER-negative PR-negative HER2/neu-negative breast cancer.