Published in Health Business Week, February 9th, 2007
Breast cancers can be categorized as HER2 positive or HER2 negative. HER2-positive breast cancer grows more quickly and is considered more aggressive. While studies indicate that trastuzumab (Herceptin from Genentech) is effective in the treatment of HER2-positive early stage breast cancer and HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer, the drug is not effective in the...
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