Her2/neu

What is Her2/neu?

Her2/neu is a proto oncogene which plays important role in cancer development. HER2-positive breast cancer is a breast cancer that tests positive for a protein called human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2), which promotes the growth of cancer cells.

Questions and answers on "Her2/neu"

My neice age 34 has just been diagnosed with 4th stage breast cancer. She had felt a small lump in her breast four years ago and because she has...

doctor1 MD

Hello,

Thanks for writing to us.

Stage 4 breast cancer indicates advanced cancer and has spread to other parts of the body.

The prognosis depends...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

i have a "mushy" lump on the left side of my neck. I noticed it a couple days ago and it's gotten larger since then. I have had breast cancer in the...

doctor1 MD

Hi,
From history it seems that there might be having secondary in your neck lymph nodes giving this problem.
Consult your surgeon, who has done...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

2nd opinion requested for right breast cancer treatment for my mother

doctor1 MD

Hello,

Thank you for the query. I have seen the attached report.

It is good that the breast cancer is detected early. The use of Femara (Letrozole...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on  Her2/neu

doctor1 MD

Hi I have advanced stage 4 breast cancer. the cancer s her2 positive.my oncologist gave me Herceptin but that didn t stop my periods or stop my...

doctor1 MD

I have been diagnosed with a breast cancer stage IIb, after a lumpectomy. Size of the tumor is 0.9 cm, surrounding areas not effected and the lymph...

doctor1 MD

hi my aunt has stage 4 breast cancer metastasized in liver, lung and bone, she is going for a clinical trial similar to Herceptin (she is HER2 3+)...

doctor1 MD

HI, I have recently (May 5) undergone breast cancer surgery and pronounced cancer free. However, I am HER-2 positive and need to take the shot...

doctor1 MD

I am ER+PR+HER2 NEU. What does that mean and also how should it be treated. Currently I am being given Falsodex. I have had Arimidex . I am 2 years...

doctor1 MD

I am a Type 2 Diabetic who uses no Insulin . About 3 weeks ago I have also been diagnosed with esophageal cancer - adenocarcinoma cancer. I will...

doctor1 MD

I am 8 mos post left breast rads to 6700 centgrays for Stage 2b, aggressive cell type. Rads done in the prone position and some sm amt directed to...

Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Treatment/Therapy
Related Procedures