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February 28th, 2017

More women eligible for Herceptin, benefit uncertain

By Nicole Brudos Ferrara nicoleferrara

Updated guidelines underscore need to identify the most optimal candidates for HER2-directed therapy. Changes to HER2 testing guidelines for breast cancer in 2013 significantly increased the number of patients who test positive for HER2 breast cancer, Mayo Clinic researchers have found. The researchers published their HER2 breast cancer study results online July 25, 2016, in […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer Research, Dr. Robert Jenkins, Forefront, HER2, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center


June 3rd, 2013

No Need to Test Breast Cancer for This Biomarker

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Edith Perez, M.D., an internationally known breast cancer researcher, and deputy director at large of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, is fond of finding simplicity in treatment where possible. Her recent study has done just that. Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, a national team of researchers, including investigators at Mayo Clinic in Florida […]

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Tags: biomarkers, breast cancer, Edith Perez, HER2, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, PTEN


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