Which medications are used in adjuvant therapy for HER2-positive breast cancer?

Updated: May 14, 2019
  • Author: Maurie Markman, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Karl S Roth, MD  more...
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HER2 agents used in adjuvant therapy for HER2-positive breast cancer include the following:

  • Trastuzumab

  • Neratinib, extended adjuvant therapy following trastuzumab-based therapy

  • Lapatinib, particularly in combination with capecitabine

  • Pertuzumab


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