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Finished 8 rounds of chemotherapy, 36 treatments of radiation, taking herceptin, heart function dropped. Will it be cured?

Just finished 8 rounds of chemotherapy , 36 treatments of radiation and I am taking Herceptin every three weeks for the estrogen related breast cancer . I was told my heart function has dropped to 40% they want to stop the herceptin for the next two treatments. Will my heart function return to what it was before or is this damage permanent?
Asked On : Sun, 8 Apr 2012
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usually herceptin induced cardiomyopathy is reversible on wirhdrawal and it depends on your chemotherapy , did you use anthracyclines remains the question ,.
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