HER2 Maja Ardal
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Immune Cells in Early-Stage, HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Cells Linked to Better Response to Treatment Before Surgery. Describes how the HER2/neu test is used, when HER2/neu testing is ordered, and what the results of a HER2/neu test might mean. A protein involved in normal cell growth. Ménard S, Tagliabue E, Campiglio M, Pupa SM. HER2 expression in breast cancer primary tumours and corresponding metastases. Cancer cells removed from the body may be tested for the presence of HER2/neu to help decide the best type of treatment. HER2 (also Her-2/neu or ErbB2) stands for Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2, and is one of a family of several receptor proteins. SPoT-Light HER2 CISH stands for Subtraction Probe Technology Chromogenic In Situ Hybridization. Role of HER2 gene overexpression in breast carcinoma. The year 2007 marks exactly two decades since HER2 was functionally implicated in the pathogenesis of human breast cancer (Slamon et al. Original data and literature review. It is found on some types of cancer cells, including breast and ovarian. Find information about HER2 in breast cancer and the relationship between HER2 and other breast cancer markers. Find out what treatments are available for HER2-positive breast cancer, and the benefits and side effects of each option. Describes what HER2/neu is and how the sample is collected for testing.