What food is good for triple-negative breast cancer? At the 2013 American Association for Cancer Research conference, researchers presented findings that omega-3 fatty acids slow down triple-negative breast cancer. Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids include sardines, tuna, trout, salmon, as well as flax and hemp, etc.
What foods should I avoid with triple-negative breast cancer?
- Apricots, dried, non-US — potential for high cadmium levels.
- Bacon and other processed meats.
- Beef and veal, especially liver.
- Corn oil.
- High fructose corn syrup.
- Indian mustard or black mustard.
What causes triple-negative breast cancer growth? Triple negative breast cancer differs from other types of breast cancer in that the cancer cells do not have receptors for estrogen, progesterone or HER-2/neu hormones. When these receptors are present and exposed to the corresponding hormones, they can stimulate the cancer to grow.
Can you beat triple-negative breast cancer? It’s one of the most challenging breast cancers to treat. But researchers are making steady progress toward more effective treatments. Overall, 77% of women who have triple negative breast cancer are alive five years after diagnosis.