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|12/19/2005||My wife was diagnosed in 2002 with stage 4 breast cancer that had metastasized the iliac crest. She was given 8 treatments of taxotere and is now on Herception and has been on it for 3 years. We have had great results with Herceptin, she was HER2 positive. She also gets a treatment of Aredia every six weeks for the bone. We have noticed occasionally she will have small bruising just below the skin, similar to a blood vessel rupture. Is this common with Herceptin and/or Aredia?|
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|12/19/2005||haven't heard of this happening in association wiht these drugs but her body has been through a lot. make her oncologist aware of it.|
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