Breast Cancer Chemotherapy Explained In An Easy Manner

Video Transcript:

That’s great. Now we will discuss types of breast cancer chemotherapy.

breast cancer Chemotherapy may be required for localized or locally advanced disease, or for metastatic disease.

For localized or locally advanced disease, it can be either neoadjuvant, that is, given before surgery, or adjuvant, that is given after the surgery.

For metastatic disease, it is called palliative chemotherapy.

Next comes the hormonal therapy. As we have discussed previously ER and PR testing is done on biopsy samples of breast tissue. If it is positive, hormonal therapy may be added.

Similarly, if the biopsy shows her-2 positivity, anti-her2 therapy is added.

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