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Old 02-22-2013, 03:09 PM   #1
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Thumbs up FDA approves new targeted breast cancer drug

found this article on yahoo today, for those of us with HER-2 this may be good news! Wanted to share, please read the article, every bit of information helps when seeking treatment options. Not sure how to do a link, but will try.

April 2010 - found lump
4/20/10 - breast biopsy- dx 4/21/10
IDC HER2+ Stage IIa, grade 3
SLN biopsy + lumpectomy 5/4/10
2X Lymph Nodes pos + for microscopic metastasis
ct/pet scan 5/27/10 - 1 lymph node "hot"
TCH 6 cycles - completed 5 cycles, x 3 wks, T&C complete-10/8/10
Radiation, daily x 6.5 wks-complete 12/22/2010
Herceptin completed on 5/22/11
PET/CT 6/15/11 2 nodes + her2
axillary LN dissection 7/18/11 3 removed, 2 were + for IDC
IDC stage 2a grade 3 HER2, ER/PR-
4 rounds Adriamycin/Cytoxin every 2 weeks, complete Oct 2011, 750 mg tykerb daily + herceptin dose every 3 weeks, last PET scan NED
Tyker/Hercpetin ended June 2013
October Pet Scan - positive lymph node in subpectoral region - perjeta/herceptin and taxol regimine....X2 now perjeta/herceptin only
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Old 02-22-2013, 07:19 PM   #2
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Re: FDA approves new targeted breast cancer drug

Dr. Cobleigh my Mother Sheila's oncologist at Rush university medical center.
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Old 02-23-2013, 03:43 PM   #3
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Thanks for sharing the good news.
12 years and counting
Lucky 13 !! I hope so !!!!!!
14 Year Survivor
"You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have." author unknown
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