Dr. Janni on Challenges Facing the Treatment of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

Wolfgang Janni, MD, PhD
Published: Monday, Apr 17, 2017



Wolfgang Janni, MD, PhD, University of Ulm, discusses challenges facing the treatment options for patients HER2-positive breast cancer.

One of the challenges facing patients with HER2-positive breast cancer is determining the right treatment options for each specific patient. There is a strong standard therapy for metastatic breast cancer in the first-line setting, however, further investigation is also needed in later lines of treatment, explains Janni.

In the adjuvant setting, it is unsure what the right treatment will be and which patients will experience the best response, states Janni.
 


Wolfgang Janni, MD, PhD, University of Ulm, discusses challenges facing the treatment options for patients HER2-positive breast cancer.

One of the challenges facing patients with HER2-positive breast cancer is determining the right treatment options for each specific patient. There is a strong standard therapy for metastatic breast cancer in the first-line setting, however, further investigation is also needed in later lines of treatment, explains Janni.

In the adjuvant setting, it is unsure what the right treatment will be and which patients will experience the best response, states Janni.
 

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