“It’s no exaggeration to say that the recognition of the HER2 protein and the drugs used to attack it are among the biggest advances in breast cancer treatment in the last 20 years.”

Understanding hormone receptors can provide a clear roadmap for cancer treatment. In fact, doctors at Cancer Treatment Centers of America say hormone therapy may prevent recurrence of the disease altogether. It certainly has for Mollie Diggs. After five recurrences of breast cancer, she’s two years with no evidence of disease.

Read more about the significant role hormone receptor status plays in treating many forms of breast cancers.

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