April 12, 2021
FDA Grants Full Approval to Sacituzumab Govitecan for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer BookmarkGeorge Lundberg, MD
Recurrent triple-negative breast cancer is particularly difficult to treat. As reported by Cancer Network, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now approved the drug sacituzumab govitecan (Trodelvy) for treating people with this disease, depending on their stage and treatment history.
March 7, 2019
Experimental Drug Helps Women With Deadly Type of Breast Cancer BookmarkEmma Shtivelman, PhD
“An experimental drug has shown promise in extending the lives of women suffering from a particularly aggressive and deadly type of breast cancer, according to the results of a phase 2 trial.
“Right now, the standard treatment of chemotherapy for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer has not been very effective. That might change with the new drug, called sacituzumab govitecan, which combines an antibody with a chemotherapy drug to better target cancer cells.”
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