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Retargeting: Treatment for metastatic HER2+ breast cancer that has progressed following targeted treatment

Posted by on Jul 18, 2015 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell The authors reviewed the benefits and safety of ado–trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla), a treatment for metastatic breast cancer (cancer that has spread to other areas of the body). Some background Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 positive (HER2) breast cancer depends on HER2 for growth. Treatments that target the HER2...

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What are the new strategies to overcome resistance to endocrine therapy in breast cancer?

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper reviewed various strategies of preventing resistance to endocrine therapy.  Some background Receptors are proteins found on cells that when activated can lead to cell growth and division. Estrogen receptors (protein found on cell) are one such example. Endocrine therapy is given to patients who have breast cancer with...

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