FDA approves tucatinib (Tukysa) for metastatic Her2-positive breast cancer
Full article: https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-approves-first-new-drug-under-international-collaboration-treatment-option-patients-her2
The FDA has approved the use of tucatinib (Tukysa) in combination with chemotherapy as a treatment for people with metastatic Her2-positive breast cancer. This approval includes treatment of people whose breast cancer has spread to the brain. (4/29/20)
Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider
- Is Tuksya a treatment option for my type of breast cancer?
- If Tukysa is not an option for me right now, might it be an option in the future?
- What side effects might I experience with this treatment?
- If I have serious side effects, will I need to stop treatment?
- Are any other agents available to treat my cancer?
Open Clinical Trials
The following are studies looking at treatment for people with metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer.
Other clinical trials for people with breast cancer can be found here.
FORCE is a national nonprofit organization, established in 1999. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by adult hereditary cancers.