Good News About Trastuzumab in HER2+ Early Breast Cancer (Video)

Study confirms long-term safety, benefits

Jame Abraham, MD, Co-Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program and Director of Breast Medical Oncology, discusses results of the 10-year follow-up of the BCIRG-006 clinical trial. These study results, presented at the 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, confirm the long-term benefit and safety of adding trastuzumab to the adjuvant treatment of HER2-positive early breast cancer, including reduced risk of leukemia and cardiotoxicity.

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