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Old 02-12-2004, 06:01 AM   #1
Mary - Tierrasanta in San Diego
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Hope that both of you are able to find a way to get Herceptin. Good luck and please keep us informed.
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Old 03-03-2004, 04:56 AM   #2
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I was just offered this HER2 trial on Monday at my last oncologist appt had my last FEC chemo yesterday morning. My oncologist has calle din for my HER2 status I am ER- and grade 3 IDC with 2 pos nodes and yet had a clear sentinel.
I will be going to Kelowna /possibly Vancouver for my rads depending on clear margins re=exision I have to go in for in a month. My problem ids I understand this herceptin to be infused every 3 weeks which would mean a 3 hour drive every 3 weeks for 1 year or 2 years.
Not fair for those living out of the Cancer treatment centres. This not being a chemo agent I don't understand why after the 1st watched IV infusion I couldn't get this in my local hospital with follow ups at a larger centre.
Any thoughts or opinions on this?
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Barb
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