What new treatments are being researched for breast cancer? Palbociclib (Ibrance), ribociclib (Kisqali), and everolimus (Afinitor) have all been approved by the FDA recently for use with hormone therapy for treatment of advanced or metastatic breast cancer.
What is the most successful treatment for breast cancer? Most women with breast cancer in stages I, II, or III are treated with surgery, often followed by radiation therapy. Many women also get some kind of systemic drug therapy (medicine that travels to almost all areas of the body).
What kind of research is being done for breast cancer? Research is being done to identify these gene changes. Several studies are focusing on the best use of genetic testing for inherited breast cancer gene mutations. Scientists are exploring how common gene variants (small changes in genes that are not as significant as mutations) may affect breast cancer risk.
Is there a cure coming soon for breast cancer? There is no “natural” cure for breast cancer. Medical treatments are necessary to remove, shrink, or slow the growth of tumors. That said, you may use certain complementary therapies and lifestyle changes alongside standard medical treatments to help: control symptoms of breast cancer.