Author: Leslie Williams
Triple Negative Breast Cancer Statistics
About 10-20% of breast cancer patients are diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer.
TNBC disproportionately strikes younger women, women of African, Latina or Caribbean descent, and those with BRCA1 mutations.
Approximately every half hour, another woman in the US is diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer.
Receptor-targeting therapies have fueled tremendous recent advances in the fight against breast cancer. Unfortunately, there is no such targeted therapy for triple negative breast cancer.
About the logo
The DNA statuette represents the genetic mystery of Triple Negative Breast Cancer and the importance of unlocking the code for a cure.
The color green represents life, learning and growth of the human spirit. The color blue represents confidence, inspiration and truth of the human journey. The color purple represents wisdom, victory and power of the human experience.
Together those colors embody the nature of breast cancer survivorship of Triple Negative Breast Cancer and those who are impacted by the disease.