Taking an active role in your care is important. You are an integral part of your healthcare team, and that means you can speak up, get involved, and work together to make a plan for treatment that feels right for both you and your care team.
The most important first step is asking questions. This can help you set goals together and be more prepared for what’s to come.
But you may not know where to start. That’s okay. Having breast cancer can sometimes feel overwhelming. Organizing your thoughts and questions ahead of your next appointment can make it easier to have a productive conversation with your doctor.
Call the Patient Resource Center for answers to your questions about PHESGO or other resources from Genentech.
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This is not meant to replace the advice of your healthcare team.
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PHESGO® (pertuzumab, trastuzumab, and hyaluronidase-zzxf) is a prescription medicine approved for use in combination with chemotherapy for:
PHESGO is a prescription medicine approved for use in combination with docetaxel in adults who have HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to different parts of the body (metastatic) and who have not received anti-HER2 therapy or chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer.
PHESGO may cause heart problems, including those without symptoms (such as reduced heart function) and those with symptoms (such as congestive heart failure).
Receiving PHESGO during pregnancy can result in the death of an unborn baby and birth defects.
PHESGO may cause serious lung problems.
The most common side effects of PHESGO when given with chemotherapy as part of an early breast cancer regimen are:
The most common side effects of PHESGO when given with docetaxel for treatment of breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic) are:
You are encouraged to report side effects to Genentech and the FDA. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch. You may also report side effects to Genentech at 1-888-835-2555.
Talk to a healthcare professional for more information about the benefits and risks of PHESGO.
Please see full Prescribing Information for additional Important Safety Information, including most serious side effects.
If you cannot afford your medication, visit phesgo.com/financial-support for financial assistance information.
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