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FDA Approves Capivasertib + Fulvestrant for Breast Cancer

On November 16, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved capivasertib in combination with fulvestrant for adult patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, HER2-negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer with 1 or more biomarker alterations (PIK3CA, AKT1 or PTEN). Eligible patients will have progressed on at least 1 endocrine-based regimen in the metastatic setting or experienced recurrence on or within 12 months of completing adjuvant therapy.

For more information read the FDA announcement and the AstraZeneca announcement

Posted 11/17/2023