Current status and limitations of immunotherapy for breast cancer

When William Stewart Halsted described the radical mastectomy in 1894, it was thought that a cure for breast cancer lay in maximally invasive and often morbid surgery. Our understanding of breast cancer has changed immeasurably in the subsequent century in which innumerable preclinical and clinical studies have demonstrated that advanced breast cancer is a systemic disease that requires a multimodality approach that includes both local (surgery and radiation) and systemic therapies (chemotherapy, endocrine therapy, and/or immunotherapy).
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Oncogenic activation of RAS isoforms leads tumor initiation and progression in many types of cancers and is gaining increasing interest as target for novel therapeutic strategies. In sharp contrast with other types of cancer, the importance of RAS in breast tumorigenesis has long been undermined by the low frequency of its oncogenic mutation in human breast lesions. Nevertheless, a wealth of studies over the last years have revealed how the engagement of RAS function might be mandatory downstream varied oncogenic alterations for the progression, metastatic dissemination, and therapy resistance in breast cancers. We review ...
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Tara Huck, 34, had a mastectomy after her mother, aunt and grandmother were all diagnosed with breast cancer. Doctors believed an unidentified faulty gene could be responsible.
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