Items Tagged ‘HER-2’

December 14, 2009

Herceptin therapy should start during chemotherapy, study says

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Women with a type of breast cancer referred to as HER-2 positive are typically prescribed the medication Herceptin to lower the risk of cancer recurrence.   A study published today makes clear that Herceptin therapy should begin at the same time as chemotherapy, not after chemotherapy is concluded. In about a quarter of women with […]

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Tags: Chemotherapy, HER-2, Herceptin

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