Genentech Planning Regulatory Filing This Year for New Personalized Rx for Advanced Breast Cancer | GenomeWeb

Originally published June 4.

CHICAGO – Patients with HER2-positive advanced breast cancer lived longer without their disease progressing after treatment with trastuzumab emtansine -- a pharmacogenomically targeted drug being developed by Genentech -- than did patients treated with Tykerb (lapatinib) plus the chemotherapy agent Xeloda (capecitabine), researchers reported in a presentation here this week.

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