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What does hEGF stand for?

hEGF stands for Human Epidermal Growth Factor

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Novartis today announced results of the BOLERO-1 (Breast cancer trials of OraL EveROlimus-1) trial of Afinitor (everolimus) tablets in combination with trastuzumab (Herceptin) and paclitaxel as a first-line treatment in women with human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 positive (HER2+) advanced breast cancer at the 2014 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).
A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found high total and saturated fat intake were associated with greater risk of estrogen receptor-and progesterone receptor-positive (ER+PR+) breast cancer (BC), and human epidermal growth factor 2 receptor-negative (HER2-) disease.
The vaccine, known as NeuVax, is composed of the E75 peptide, which is derived from human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2), mixed with granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF).
Most conventional chemotherapy is believed to act through inhibition of highly proliferative cells via a variety of methods and in human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive breast cancer, biological agents target the enhanced growth properties of these cells.