Medications for triple-negative coming?

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Question from Patty: I am not on any of the medications you are talking about as I am triple-negative. Are there any other meds for us coming out in the near future? I have chemo-induced menopause. I was diagnosed in Dec 03, I am almost 4 years out and doing great.
Answers - Patricia A. Ganz, M.D. In general, we do not add additional therapy to someone who is free this many years out after their treatment. This could obviously change, but it sounds like you have had therapy and I'm assuming you have had regular follow-up. It's now almost 4 years and you've not had a recurrence, so we would be very optimistic about your future.
Lillie Shockney, R.N., B.S., M.A.S. We're glad you're doing great!

The Ask-the-Expert Online Conference called Managing Ongoing Medications featured Patricia Ganz, M.D. and moderator Lillie Shockney, R.N., B.S., M.A.S. answering your questions about staying on track with breast cancer medications you have to take on a regular basis.

Editor's Note: This conference took place in August 2007.

The materials presented in these conferences do not necessarily reflect the views of A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product or regimen discussed. All readers should verify all information and data before employing any therapies described here.

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