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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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