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In medicine and chemotherapy, trastuzumab (pronounced tras too' zoo mab), Herceptin ®, is a monoclonal antibody against the ErbB-2 receptor (HER2) that lengthens remission time in metastatic breast cancer.[1]

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  1. Hudis CA (2007). "Trastuzumab--mechanism of action and use in clinical practice.". N Engl J Med 357 (1): 39-51. DOI:10.1056/NEJMra043186. PMID 17611206. Research Blogging.