4 Recommendations for further research

4 Recommendations for further research


For people with lymph node-positive early breast cancer, more research is needed on the prognostic and predictive ability of tumour profiling tests:

  • across different ethnic groups

  • in men and trans, non-binary or intersex people.


Research is needed on the types and formats of information that would help people with lymph nodeā€‘positive breast cancer to understand all the factors that can support decisions on chemotherapy. Studies could involve people who have experienced the decision-making process.

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)