Breast Cancers: There are Actually Seven of Them

Cancer is not cancer, it turns out. For breast cancer, there are seven distinct diseases. All the new research is focused on tailoring drugs to each cancer subtype. Herceptin is an example. It costs $40,000 for a 12-week course. Even then it only helps half the patients.

A movie, Living Proof, about the developer of Herceptin will appear on Lifetime this Saturday at 9 p.m. ET/PT. [link]

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