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46

NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

Breast Cancer - Early-Stage

(STAGES I AND II)

, Version 1.2016

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Chemotherapy and HER2 inhibitors Treatment options: HER-2 positive cancer

Chart 4.3 Any hormone status

Size of breast tumor Size of lymph node tumors Do I need chemotherapy?

1.0 cm or smaller

None or tiny (≤2.0 mm) tumors Consider chemotherapy with HER2 inhibitor(s)

Larger than 1.0 cm None or tiny (≤2.0 mm) tumors Yes, with HER2 inhibitor(s)

Any size

Larger than 2.0 mm

Yes, with HER2 inhibitor(s)

Treatment options: HER-2 positive cancer