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Breast Cancer

10 Facts About HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

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HER2 Is a Protein That Accelerates Cell Growth


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HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Develops From a Gene Mutation


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There Are Known Risk Factors for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer


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HER2-Positive Breast Cancers Can Be Aggressive


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Diagnosis of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Involves a Series of Tests


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Advancements in HER2-Positive Treatments Provide Effective Options


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HER2-Positive Treatment Options Are Given in Combinations


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Targeted Therapies for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Increase Survival Rates


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More HER2-Positive Treatments Are on the Horizon


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It's A Hopeful Time for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer


Lara DeSanto

Lara DeSanto

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Lara is a former digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at WTOP.com.