oncology
Breast Cancer

Early treatment with pembrolizumab may help in triple negative breast cancer

The addition of pembrolizumab to chemotherapy as a first line treatment appears to provide a progression-free survival benefit to patients diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer when compared to chemotherapy alone, researchers reported at the ASCO 2020 virtual congress. Patients whose tumours contained higher levels of PD-L1 – the target of  pembrolizumab — achieved  four months ...

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