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American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Patient Guide: HER2 Testing for Breast Cancer


Description

This educational guide provides patients with information about the American Society of Clinical Oncology/College of American Pathologists Guideline Recommendations for Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 (HER2) Testing in Breast Cancer. 

The guide includes the following sections:

  • Background
  • Recommendations
  • What this means for patients
  • Questions to ask the doctor
  • Helpful links

Developer

American Society of Clinical Oncology; College of American Pathologists

Funding Sources

American Society of Clinical Oncology; College of American Pathologists


QualityTool Topic

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Links to National Guideline Clearinghouse or National Quality Measures Clearinghouse:

This tool is derived from the following guideline in the National Guideline Clearinghouse: American Society of Clinical Oncology/College of American Pathologists guideline recommendations for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 testing in breast cancer:
http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?doc_id=10384

History

  • Release Date: 12/2006
  • Original Summary: 06/2007
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Last updated: March 07, 2012.