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FDA panel recommends Perjeta for neoadjuvant use in early breast cancer - drugdiscovery.com
FDA panel recommends Perjeta for neoadjuvant use in early breast cancer - drugdiscovery.com


With FDA’s aim to get cutting-edge treatments to early-stage patients in hopes of stopping the disease in its tracks, Roche’s Perjeta is on its way to get a new indication for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive early stage breast cancer before surgery.
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Tags: Perjeta, early breast cancer, HER2-positive, neoadjuvant, before surgery - September 14, 2013
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