A 32-year-old member asked:
Hormonal effects of chemotherapy for breast cancer?
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General Surgery 34 years experience
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A 34-year-old member asked:
What are some of the hormonal influences on breast cancer?
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Medical Oncology 32 years experience
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Does chemotherapy work for breast cancer?
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Surgical Oncology 44 years experience
Yes: Different regimens for different cancers-that vary with the cancer's hormonal and genetic make - up. - added time of treatment if lymph nodes positive. The biggest breakthrough is with designer targeted drugs eg. Herceptin (trastuzumab) aimed at its target her 2 oncogene on selective cancers-- that has a great added response when given with chemotherapy.
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Last updated Feb 18, 2015
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