Phesgo or herceptin?

Hello. I have finished my active chemo treatment and opted for a mastectomy. As a result I achieved a PCR (pathological complete response) and don’t need rads. 

I am seeing the oncologist next Wednesday to discuss what happens next. I understand that i will continue phesgo or Herceptin for another 6+ months. My question is how you / they choose which one you have? I think as I’ve had a PCR they’ll offer Herceptin alone, but I’m wondering if there is any benefit of sticking with phesgo. As lots of us are on here, I am doing everything i possibly can to eliminate any chance of being here again. 

any advice appreciated, Louise x


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from what I understand they have the same ingredient just given differently. I’m having phesgo via injection into the thigh.

karen x