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Accumulation in a tumor cancer treatment cancer

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Unformatted text preview: ued) Mechanism herceptin – Overexpression of the HER2 receptor on the cell Overexpression surface surface » Monoclonal antibodies against the HER2 receptor block Monoclonal activation activation » Inhibit tumor growth and division Herceptin Accumulates in Mouse Tumor (greater accumulation in A) Tumor Cancer Treatment Cancer Immunotherapy Monoclonal antibodies – Current problems monoclonal antibody treatments » Identifying cancer cell specific antigens » Clinical complications of injecting foreign antibodies Clinical (monoclonals from rodents only) (monoclonals Cancer Treatment Protocol Cancer Breast Cancer Total cancer therapy regimen - example breast Total cancer cancer 1. Adjuvant chemotherapy - (3 rounds) taxotere » before surgery 1. Surgery - remove tumor and lymph structures 2. Chemotherapy - single round Chemotherapy single » taxotere Cancer Treatment Protocol Cancer Breast Cancer Total cancer therapy regimen - example breast Total cancer (continued….) cancer 4. Radiation 4 - 6 weeks (five times per week) 5. Immunotherapy - 1 year » Monoclonal antibody “trastuzumab” (Herceptin; Monoclonal Genentech, Roche) - monoclonal antibody against tumor growth factor receptor (HER2) growth Cancer Treatment Protocol Cancer Breast Cancer Summary1. 2. 3. 4. – – – – Chemotherapy Surgery Radiation therapy Immunotherapy Side affects can be profound Time consuming Stress Costs...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2013 for the course BIO 205 taught by Professor Dr.cady during the Spring '11 term at Bradley.

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