Cancer Care

 

 
 
Phase III Trial of Doxorubicin and Cyclophosphamide (AC) Followed by Weekly Paclitaxel with or without Trastuzumab as Adjuvant Treatment for Women with HER-2 Overexpressing or Amplified Node Positive or High-Risk Node Negative Breast Cancer
Principal Investigator (?)
Study Number
C49909
Summary
This randomized phase III trial studies combination chemotherapy and trastuzumab to see how well they work compared to combination chemotherapy alone in treating women with breast cancer. Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Monoclonal antibodies such as trastuzumab can locate tumor cells and either kill them or deliver tumor-killing substances to them without harming normal cells. It is not yet known whether combination chemotherapy is more effective with or without trastuzumab in treating breast cancer. 
Phase (?)
Phase III
Sponsor (?)
Available at the following location(s)

Southwestern Vermont

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