EU approves breast cancer drug

Odriscoll, Cath
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/29/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 21, p41
Trade Publication
The article reports on the European Union (EU) approval received Roche for using its Herceptin drug for the treatment of the early-stage of breast cancer. This latest ruling widens the scope of the drug, which is already approved in the EU for treating advanced, metastatic, HER2-positive breast cancer, an aggressive form of cancer that affects 20-30% of women with the disease.


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