[A case of HER2-positive breast cancer receiving lapatinib+capecitabine chemotherapy with ventriculoperitoneal shunting for hydrocephalus associated with brain metastases].

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In patients with HER2-positive breast cancer, cerebral metastasis sometimes occurs even if the breast tumor and liver/lung metastasis are controlled with trastuzumab. We encountered a case of HER2-positive breast cancer with cerebral metastasis presenting with hydrocephalus, in which VP shunting was successful, enabling continued treatment with lapatinib… (More)

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