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Baltimore-based researchers seek participants with metastatic breast cancer for a phase II trial comparing a combination of chemotherapy plus a cancer vaccine with or without trastuzumab.
Postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer that continued to grow during or after treatment with an aromatase inhibitor (anastrozole, letrozole, and exemestane) are needed for a clinical trial. Researchers conducting the trial are examining the safety and effectiveness of combining the PI3K inhibitor BMK120 with fulvestrant (Faslodex).
Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW, answers your questions about how to talk with children about what breast cancer is, the physical changes they may see you go through during treatment, how to handle the hard questions they may have, and how children of different ages may react to the news.