Who is most likely to get triple-negative breast cancer? What is the risk for triple-negative breast cancer? The disease can affect anyone, but is more likely to show up in those who are: Younger than age 50 (most receptor-positive breast cancers show up in people age 60 and older). Black or Latinx.
Is triple-negative breast cancer caused by lifestyle? It is well established in literature that specific reproductive and lifestyle-related factors can increase the risk of TNBC (Redondo et al., 2012; Tamimi et al., 2012; Martinez et al., 2013; Ritte et al., 2013; Ambrosone et al., 2014; Anderson et al., 2014; Nishino et al., 2014; Lambertini et al., 2016; Ma et al., 2017
How do you prevent triple-negative breast cancer? Triple-negative breast cancer is usually treated with a combination of surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Chemotherapy, a medicine that kills cancer cells, will likely be the first thing your doctor tries. You can get it by a needle into a vein or in a pill.
How long can you live with triple-negative?
|SEER Stage||5-year Relative Survival Rate|
|All stages combined||77%|