Herceptin & Non-surgical Treatment

There are four types of non-surgical breast cancer treatments known as adjuvant treatments. ChemotherapyRadiotherapyHormonal therapy and Biologic therapy such as Herceptin.

 

Herceptin

Herceptin is a biologic breast cancer treatment targeted against cancer cells which have a receptor called HER2.

 More information about Herceptin

 

Hormonal Therapy

Hormonal therapy is applied after other treatments such as surgery, radiotherapy, or chemotherapy with the purpose of reducing the chance of the cancer coming back.

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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy may be given before surgery to shrink the cancer or after surgery if there is a risk of the cancer returning.

 More information about Chemotherapy

 

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is an X-ray treatment that is used after breast cancer surgery to reduce the risk of breast cancer coming back.

 More information about Radiotherapy

Mammogram

Last week I came in for my fourth annual mammogram and have had pleasant ladies assist.  This…

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