triple-negative breast cancer

(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.

Triple-negative breast cancer is defined by a lack of expression of estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR), and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2/neu). Also called ER-negative PR-negative HER2/neu-negative breast cancer.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "triple-negative breast cancer"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "cáncer de mama triple negativo"

Describe las células de cáncer de mama que no tienen receptores de estrógeno, receptores de progesterona o grandes cantidades de la proteína HER2/neu. También se llama cáncer de mama RE negativo, RP negativo, HER2/neu negativo.