NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Stages I and II Breast Cancer - page 50

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
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Stages I and II Breast Cancer, Version 1.2014
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Chemotherapy/HER2 inhibitors Review
Review
• Adjuvant chemotherapy is chemotherapy
given after surgery.
• Doctors use many factors to decide if you
should have adjuvant chemotherapy.
• HER2-positive cancers should receive
a HER2 inhibitor if undergoing adjuvant
chemotherapy.
• Chemotherapy is often given by infusion.
• Chemotherapy and HER2 inhibitors can cause
side effects. Ask your treatment team for a
complete list.
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