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FDA Approves Test That Spots Aggressive Breast Cancer
Date:6/14/2011

now if her treatment will be over within a few months, or might go on for a full year," Bernick said.

Dr. Freya Schnabel, director of Breast Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center, said: HER2 testing is an "important part of the assessment of breast cancer tissue, because it tells us important information about the biology of the tumor and also helps identify the subset of patients who would benefit from treatment with Herceptin. At this point, testing for HER2/neu frequently involves two levels of testing and there is sometimes lack of agreement between test results, making a patient's status unclear."

The new test is made by Tucson, Ariz.-based Ventana Medical Systems.

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-- Robert Preidt

SOURCES: Stephanie Bernik, M.D., chief of surgical oncology, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City; Freya Schnabel, M.D., director of Breast Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York City; U.S. Food and Drug Administration, news release, June 14, 2011


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