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Tricia Keegan

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Re:Her2 Positive and need info?? - Saturday, April 14, 2012 7:18 AM
Hi Rachel,
 
In general her2+ is best treated aggresively which means chemo but some studies are showing that in time herceptin alone may be possible to treat this but its a little early to say for sure. The Herceptin is not a chemo but a targeted therapy that hits straight at the her2+ cells and has very few side effects for most.
 
Some people have chemo first to shrink the tumour before surgery so a lumpectomy may be possible rather than a mastectomy, in general radiation is always done after a lumpectomy and sometimes after a mast depending on the views of the Dr. It really is all do able although no picnic and if you read back on this thread you'll see a lot of success stories and I replied more to you on the introduce yourself forum.
 
Please feel free to ask any questions or send me a PM if you need more help!Pals
Tricia Keegan...From Ireland Dx July '05 IDC 3/9 nodes pos..triple positive..a/c x 4..Taxol/herceptin x 12
Herceptin 1yr ..rads x35 oophorectomy Aug '06
Currently taking Arimidex /Zometa 1 x yearly
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Re:Her2 Positive and need info?? - Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:51 AM
Hello all. Does anyone have any experience with Kadcyla?
Tricia Keegan

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Re:Her2 Positive and need info?? - Saturday, May 27, 2017 1:41 PM
Hi Nikki, 

Please try our closed facebook group which is far busier where you'l find many others that have taken this drug https://www.facebook.com/groups/1588741974737166/?ref=bookmarks 

Also there are some members on www.her2support that have taken it too. 



Tricia Keegan...From Ireland Dx July '05 IDC 3/9 nodes pos..triple positive..a/c x 4..Taxol/herceptin x 12
Herceptin 1yr ..rads x35 oophorectomy Aug '06
Currently taking Arimidex /Zometa 1 x yearly
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