This trial is evaluating whether Treatment will improve 1 primary outcome and 1 secondary outcome in patients with Breast Cancer. Measurement will happen over the course of Twelve weeks.
This trial requires 40 total participants across 2 different treatment groups
This trial involves 2 different treatments. Treatment is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. Some patients will receive a placebo treatment. The treatments being tested are in Phase 2 and have already been tested with other people.
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