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Mayo Clinic Identifica Genes que Predicen Utilidad de Trastuzumab en Pacientes con Cáncer de Mama

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, — 13 de diciembre de 2012.  Agregar la droga trastuzumab a la quimioterapia previene la recurrencia del cáncer y mejora la sobrevida en una gran número de mujeres con cáncer de mama en estado temprano HER2-positivo. Pero trastuzumab no detiene la reaparición de tumores en alrededor del [...]

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Científicos de Mayo Clinic proponen usar fármaco para cáncer de mama en pacientes con cáncer vesical

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 21 de enero de 2014 — Los científicos de Mayo Clinic descubrieron una amplificación de HER2, conocida por conducir a algunos cánceres de mama, en un tipo de cáncer de vejiga llamado carcinoma urotelial micropapilar (MPUC, por sus siglas en inglés), y demostraron que la presencia de [...]

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Mayo Clinic Scientists Propose a Breast Cancer Drug for Bladder Cancer Patients ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Jan. 21, 2014 ― Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found amplification of HER2, a known driver of some breast cancers, in a type of bladder cancer called micropapillary urothelial carcinoma (MPUC) and have shown that the presence of HER2 amplification is associated with particularly aggressive tumors. [...]

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Trastuzumab Genetics: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Edith Perez discusses recent research that may help determine treatment for some women with breast cancer. To listen, click the link below. Trastuzumab Genetics

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Identifying Genes That Can Predict if Breast Cancer Drug Is Working

Adding the drug trastuzumab to chemotherapy prevents cancer recurrence and improves survival in a majority of women with early stage HER2-positive breast cancer. But trastuzumab does not stop tumors from returning in about 25 percent of patients — and oncologists haven’t been able  to identify these women before treatment. This [...]

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