Straight Talk About Side Effects of Targeted Therapies
Thursday, May 23, 2019
As targeted therapies become more common in the treatment of certain types of breast cancer, treatment side effects will become more common, as well. These can include hot flashes, mouth sores and diarrhea. Knowing what to expect and feeling confident in communicating with your healthcare team along the way are an important part of your treatment experience.
During this program, nationally recognized medical oncologist Minetta Liu, MD, discusses side effects of targeted therapies and how to work with your doctor to prevent and manage them. Dr. Liu discusses the side effects of therapies including hormonal therapies, HER2-targeting therapies, CDK 4/6 inhibitors, mTOR inhibitors, and PARP inhibitors.