Cancer update

prism-facetsBreast Cancer Patients with Highest HER2 Levels Benefit Most from Kadcyla

Women with metastatic breast cancer and high tumor expression of HER2 taking Kadcyla had a greater overall survival benefit than women with lower HER expression, according to new data from the EMELIA trial, which was released at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.

In February, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved Kadcyla for monotherapy in patients with HER2-positive, metastatic breast cancer.  The full story: http://media.curetoday.com/htmlemail/enews/breastcancer0413.html

 

 

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