3 thoughts on “Herceptin – the first monoclonal treatment for cancer”

  1. The history of cancer research has been the history of curing cancer in the mouse. We have cured mice of cancer for decades and it simply didn’t work in human beings. Dr. Richard Klausner, former director of the US National Cancer Institute

  2. SOME ALTERNATIVES TO THE USE OF ANIMALS IN TESTING INCLUDE

    in vitro (test tube) test methods and models based on human cell and tissue cultures

    computerized patient-drug databases and virtual drug trials

    computer models and simulations

    stem cell and genetic testing methods

    non-invasive imaging techniques such as MRIs and CT Scans

    microdosing (in which humans are given very low quantities of a drug to test the effects on the body on the cellular level, without affecting the whole body system) NEAVS

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