Which medications are used in the treatment of HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer?

Updated: May 14, 2019
  • Author: Maurie Markman, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Karl S Roth, MD  more...
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Agents used in the treatment of HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer include the following:

  • Trastuzumab (in conjunction with other chemotherapy)

  • Ado-trastuzumab emtansine

  • Lapatinib

  • Pertuzumab


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