Published in Oncology Business Week, May 27th, 2007
The approval is based on data from the international phase III TAnDEM study which showed that the addition of Herceptin to hormonal therapy doubled the median progression-free survival (time patients live without their cancer progressing), from 2.4 months to 4.8 months.
"Today's approval means that for the first time a combination of targeted therapies is available for patients who suffer from a particularly...
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