Herceptin (Trastuzumab) for Cancer
- -Now more than ever, testing for HER2 protein overexpression plays a key role in the management of breast cancer. With the availability of Herceptin∆ (Trastuzumab) for HER2 protein overexpressing metastatic breast cancer, patients who test positive for this tumor marker may now have a treatment option.
- A HER2 Resource
- - This website provides detailed information for both medical professionals and patients about the HER2 gene and receptor, their effect on breast cancer prognosis and therapeutic outcome and use as a target for specific therapy to improve survival of cancer patients.
- Understanding Herceptin: Information on Herceptin
- -Herceptin works by interfering with one of the ways in which breast cancer cells grow and divide.
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