What is Herceptin?

Herceptin is a monoclonal antibody that interferes with the her 2 neu receptor. Its main use is to treat certain breast cancers.

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I was just diagnosed with DCIS, I am waiting for my Her2 results. The progesterone and estrogen are neg hoping my HER2 is positive to avoid...

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Brief Answer:
hello dear. herceptin is not required

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. I have gone through the details. As per the guidelines, her-2...

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Hi I am a breast cancer patient, I am currently on Herceptin (I finished 20 rounds of taxol/herceptin then AC). The herceptin has caused my...

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yes u can. But though EF is moderate but u have higher chance of cardiac arrhythmia even at at rest. but u should be aware about the higher chance...

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hello Dr J Krueger I am a Physician myself-My sister 52 YRS FEMALE has been diagnosed as invasive ductal carcinoma-she is a diabetic on oral...

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Hello Dr. i have gone through the details. i appreciate your concern. It is sad but Your sister has metastatic disease and cur is not possible in...

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