Original Publication Date: 27 May, 2014
Publication / Source: Nanomedicine
Authors: Rajaletchumy Veloo Kutty, David Tai Wei Leong & Si-Shen Feng
Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death. Breast cancer is generally classified based on the receptors overexpressed on the cell membrane, which include hormone receptors such as progesterone (PR) and estrogen (ER), and HER2. Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a type of cancer that lacks any of these three types of receptor proteins (ER/PR/HER2).