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Herceptin and Perjeta post chemo
Hi, I'm Sandra A M.
I have HER2+ breast cancer, stage 2-3, have gone through chemo, surgery and radiation. I’ve also continued to get Herceptin ever since I finished chemo, which has almost been a year now. I went to the doctor yesterday and they want to add Perjeta to my Herceptin this late in the game without really explaining why now and not earlier. My doctor wasn’t available yesterday so I saw her nurse who g…   Read more…

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