Guide to Understanding HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

2016, 1st Edition
By: 
Erin Rowley

While about 20 percent of breast cancers are HER2-positive, it’s possible you never heard of it before you were diagnosed with it. Knowing what is unique about HER2-positive breast cancer, sometimes called HER2-amplified breast cancer, is important. This new guide will provide you with a better understanding of a HER2-positive diagnosis and give you insights and tips to help you:

  • Make treatment decisions
  • Ask questions and speak openly with your doctors
  • Take an active role in your breast cancer care
  • Work through difficult emotions
  • Talk about your diagnosis with loved ones
  • Live your best life possible during treatment, and beyond