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    Posted: Dec 06 2019 at 5:03pm
I dont understand why tnbc patients dont all get Keytruda?
It isnt chemotherapy, as I understand it is support for the immune system. There are no downsides right?
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it has downside, may cause your own immune system tackle yourself. And if you are in PDL1 positive ketrude is a good option. 
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do you wan to expose xeloda a bit as which is a chemo drag can used to kill any residuals. 
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Immunotherapy has not shown the promise we've hoped for.

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Thanks folks
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