TITLE

STAT CONSULT

AUTHOR(S)
Weinstein Kaplan, Bette
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Oncology Nurse Advisor;January/February 2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Perjeta or pertuzumab, a Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 (HER2) antagonist indicated for the treatment of HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer. It explains the drug's mechanism of action and the recommended dosage and administration. It also discusses some of its side effects which include fetal toxicity, hypersensitivity reactions and decreased left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF).
ACCESSION #
88088484

 

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