Lapatinib in the treatment of breast cancer

@article{Higa2007LapatinibIT,
  title={Lapatinib in the treatment of breast cancer},
  author={Gerald M Higa and Jame Abraham},
  journal={Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={1183 - 1192}
}
  • G. HigaJ. Abraham
  • Published 1 September 2007
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy
Within the past 2 years, four separate groups have reported marked improvement in relapse-free survival when trastuzumab was added to adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with HER2-overexpressing breast cancer. These results add further credence to the relevance of this receptor as a tumor target. Despite the significant benefits observed in early and advanced HER2-positive breast cancer, overexpression of the receptor is still associated with a poorer prognosis and an increased risk of disease… 

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