Breast Cancer

Latest Research

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1. One drug that stops the growth of cancer cells by blocking the Her-2 protein is called




That's correct. A is the correct answer.

Herceptin® slows or stops the growth of cancer cells by blocking Her-2, a protein found on the surface of some types of breast cancer cells. Cancer treatments like chemotherapy can be systemic, meaning they affect whole tissues, organs, or the entire body. Herceptin®, however, was the first drug used to target only a specific molecule involved in breast cancer.