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Old 03-13-2007, 11:28 AM   #1
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side effects of herceptin

Can someone tell me if they have had any side effects from herceptin?
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Old 03-13-2007, 01:06 PM   #2
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Here's a long thread from this website about Herceptin side effects. It seems to affect everyone differently. Some people breeze through with no problems and others don't.

http://www.her2support.org/vbulletin...n+side+effects
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Stage IIIC Diagnosed Oct 25, 2005 (age 58)
ER/PR-, HER2+++, grade 3, Ploidy/DNA index: Aneuploid/1.61, S-phase: 24.2%
Neoadjunct chemo: 4 A/C; 4 Taxatore
Bilateral mastectomy June 8, 2006
14 of 26 nodes positive
Herceptin June 22, 2006 - April 20, 2007
Radiation (X35) July 24-September 11, 2006
BRCA1/BRCA2 negative
Stage IV lung mets July 13, 2007 - TCH
Single brain met - August 6, 2007 -CyberKnife
Oct 2007 - clear brain MRI and lung mets shrinking.
March 2008 lung met progression, brain still clear - begin Tykerb/Xeloda/Ixempra
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