Roughly 1 in 5 breast cancers are HER2+, meaning the diseased cells in your breast grow and divide uncontrollably.
Here’s what you need to know about your HER2+ breast cancer diagnosis so you can take your first steps to plan your treatment and get support.
Try these tips to help manage common treatment side effects and feel more comfortable as you go through treatment for HER2+ breast cancer.
It can be hard to talk about your HER2-positive breast cancer, but it’s the only way to get the support you need. Here’s how to make it a little easier.
Some of the most crucial care during HER2+ breast cancer treatment is the kind you give yourself. Here’s how to feel your best, physically and emotionally.
There are more treatment options than ever before for early-stage HER2+ breast cancer. Learn which ones may be right for you.
Your HER2-positive breast cancer is unique, and so is your treatment. An expert talks about what to think about as you make decisions about your care.
Tailor your treatment plan by considering things like the size of your tumor and timing.
While your HER2+ breast cancer treatment journey will be unique to you, this general timeline will give you an idea of what to expect.
From start to finish, treatment can take a year, says oncologist Keerthi Gogineni, MD. After that, “a lot of it is trying to get back to normal.”
It’s natural to worry that your HER2-positive breast cancer might spread. Learn why this can happen and what signs to watch for.
Been down this road before? There’s a lot to wrap your mind around, whether it’s a local recurrence or has spread.