Dr. Tolaney Discusses Neratinib in HER2+ Breast Cancer

Sara M. Tolaney, MD, MPH
Published: Thursday, Aug 24, 2017



Sara M. Tolaney, MD, MPH, instructor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, attending physician of medical oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses neratinib (Nerlynx) in HER2-positive breast cancer.

Although trastuzumab (Herceptin) remains the standard of care, the recent approval of neratinib could shake up treatment decisions for certain subgroups of breast cancer.

Particularly, neratinib is showing progress in patients with HER2-positive hormone receptor-positive patients, as per results from the ExteNET trial.

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Sara M. Tolaney, MD, MPH, instructor of medicine, Harvard Medical School, attending physician of medical oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses neratinib (Nerlynx) in HER2-positive breast cancer.

Although trastuzumab (Herceptin) remains the standard of care, the recent approval of neratinib could shake up treatment decisions for certain subgroups of breast cancer.

Particularly, neratinib is showing progress in patients with HER2-positive hormone receptor-positive patients, as per results from the ExteNET trial.


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