herceptin

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What is herceptin?

Herceptin 440 mg IV Solution
Drug Name: TRASTUZUMAB INJECTION
Other Brand Names: Herceptin
Uses: Trastuzumab is used alone or with other medications to treat certain types of breast cancer (tumors that produce more than the normal amount of a certain substance called HER2 protein). This medication is called a monoclonal antibody. It works by attaching to the HER2 cancer cells and blocking them from dividing and growing. It may also destroy the cancer cells or signal the body (immune system) to destroy the cancer cells.
Posts on herceptin (21)
Is my current blurred vision (looking through a dark gray fog) related to my chemotherapy t...
I have HER2 breast cancer, which is particularly aggressive. I have had surgery and been gi...
HI - I am 42. I was diagnosed with high grade DCIS, comedo-type, grade 3, with necrosis in ...
Is it common to require herceptin therapy after masectomy? She recently got operated to rem...
I will be starting chemo in a few weeks. My cancer is stage 1, but her2 positive. Along w...
My friend was diagnosed three years ago with breast cancer HER 2 POSITIVE.SHE had a lumpect...
I will be starting 6 rounds of Docetaxel (Taxotere), Carboplatin (Paraplatin), and Hercepti...
My friend recently completed chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer. She also took the ...
I am receiving Herceptin once every three weeks. I've had 12 treatments and have 5 more to...
Hello. I was officially diagnosed with BC October 2008 (Stage III) and am HER2neu+ and ER/...
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