New Study Says Breast Cancer Is 11 Different Diseases, Allowing Researchers To Predict Relapse
New research published in the journal Nature shows that breast cancer is 11 genetically distinct diseases, and each has a different prognosis and chance of coming back after treatment.
“Treatments for breast cancer have improved dramatically in recent years, but unfortunately for some women, their breast cancer returns and spreads, becoming incurable. For some, this can be many years later – but it’s been impossible to accurately predict who is at risk of recurrence and who is all clear," said Carlos Caldas, professor of cancer medicine at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute and leader of the study.
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