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Handbook of HER2-Targeted Agents in Breast Cancer [electronic resource] / by Ricardo H Alvarez, Javier Cortés, Mary Falzon, Michael Gandy, Luca Gianni, Nadia Harbeck, Martine Piccart.

Author/Creator:
Alvarez, Ricardo H. author.
Publication:
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Adis, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Edition:
2nd ed. 2016.
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Springer eBooks
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Subjects:
Medicine.
Radiology.
Oncology.
Primary care (Medicine).
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Medicine & Public Health. (search)
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Summary:
This concise handbook provides oncologists and other healthcare providers with crucial updates in the field, including an updated review of the current understanding of the biology of the HER2 pathway, an overview of HER2-testing, and evidence-based discussions of available and emerging HER2-targeted treatment options. An essential clinical text for physicians that screen and treat patients with breast cancer and require an accessible, up-to-date survey of the dynamic treatment landscape.
Contents:
Introduction and background biology
HER2 testing
HER2-positive breast cancer: neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapy
HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer: first-line treatment
HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer: second-line treatment
Emerging targeted agents for HER2-positive breast cancer.
Contributor:
Cortés, Javier. author.
Falzon, Mary. author.
Gandy, Michael. author.
Gianni, Luca. author.
Harbeck, Nadia. author.
Piccart, Martine. author.
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ISBN:
9783319282169
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-3-319-28216-9 doi
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Restricted for use by site license.