Herceptin (chemical name: trastuzumab) can be an effective treatment both before and after surgery for people with HER2-positive breast cancer. It has also been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence after initial surgery.
In this section you can learn more about:
- How Herceptin Works
- Will Herceptin Work for You?
- What to Expect When Taking Herceptin
- Herceptin Side Effects
To connect with others with HER2-positive breast cancer, join the Breastcancer.org Discussion Board HER2-Positive Breast Cancer forum.