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6/14/2017I read ER+, PR- cancer tend to recur early (within 5 years) similar to TNBC cancer. Would this be correct and if so what can be done to prevent recurrence apart from religiously taking my Letrozole tablets. Thanks
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6/14/2017Most do but not all. and the best way to avoid it is by taking systemic treatment. hormonal therapy is a key way to do this. Based on oncotypeDX test for those who are ER+ and HER-, chemotherapy may be beneficial too.

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