HER-2

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

HER-2 is so-named because it has similar structure to human epidermal growth factor receptor, or HER.

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Initialism[edit]

HER-2

  1. Human Epidermal growth factor Receptor 2

Noun[edit]

HER-2 (uncountable)

  1. (oncology) Receptor which is the target for the drug trastuzumab in chemotherapy.

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