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FDA Approves New Fixed-Dose Combination for HER2+ Breast Cancer

On June 29, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new fixed-dose combination of pertuzumab, trastuzumab, and hyaluronidase–zzxf (Phesgo, Genentech, Inc.) for subcutaneous injection for the following indications: 

  • Use in combination with chemotherapy as: 
    • neoadjuvant treatment of patients with HER2-positive, locally advanced, inflammatory, or early stage breast cancer (either greater than 2 cm in diameter or node positive) as part of a complete treatment regimen for early breast cancer;
    • adjuvant treatment of patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer at high risk of recurrence.
  • Use in combination with docetaxel for treatment of patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer (MBC) who have not received prior anti-HER2 therapy or chemotherapy for metastatic disease.
Read the FDA announcement

Posted 6/29/2020