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Topic: Podcast on HER2-positive breast cancer recurrence

Forum: Stage IV and Metastatic Breast Cancer ONLY —

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Posted on: Dec 18, 2017 02:09PM

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HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Recurrence

December 15, 2017

Meyers marleen

Dr. Marleen Meyers is a medical oncologist and clinical assistant professor of medicine at NYU Langone. She also serves as director of the Perlmutter Cancer Center Survivorship Program. She received her medical degree from the NYU School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Meyers talk about:

  • what HER2-positive breast cancer is and how its aggressiveness ranks compared to other types of breast cancer
  • factors doctors consider when estimating a person's risk of recurrence
  • specific ways to reduce the risk of HER2-positive disease recurrence
  • how she helps her patients manage the fear of recurrence

Running time: 17:06

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Feb 9, 2018 11:16PM temi wrote:

Good day...had a question..my mother in law has Her2 positive breast cancer..treatment was mastectomy radiation as well as chemo..but the spread has gone to the liver thyroid and brain..doctors say the last line of treatment is tdm1 and radiation ..will this work?

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