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New drug combination for the second treatment of some HR-positive advanced breast cancers

https://www.facingourrisk.org/XRAY/Truqap-plus-Faslodex-for-metastatic-HR-positive-breast-cancer
Full article: https://www.fda.gov/drugs/resources-information-approved-drugs/fda-approves-capivasertib-fulvestrant-breast-cancer

The FDA approved Truqap plus Faslodex for the treatment of metastatic hormone receptor-positive (HR-positive), HER2-negative breast cancer that returned or worsened after treatment with hormone therapy. The approval is for treating cancers in people whose tumors had a mutation in one of three genes. For people with one of these mutations, Truqap improved the time until their cancer came back or got worse.  (Posted 2/9/24)

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