Does eribulin mesylate provide benefits for HER2+?


Question from LAN: Does eribulin mesylate (brand name: Halaven) provide any special benefits to patients with HER2-positive breast cancer?
Answers - Eric Winer, M.D. We don't know if eribulin is any more or less effective in HER2-positive breast cancer than in other types of breast cancer. To date we have no data on the combination of eribulin and Herceptin.

On Wednesday, December 15, 2010, our Ask-the-Expert Online Conference was called Updates from the 2010 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Eric Winer, M.D. and Marisa Weiss, M.D. answered your questions about the latest updates on breast cancer risk, screening, and treatment in early and metastatic breast cancer.

The materials presented in these conferences do not necessarily reflect the views of Breastcancer.org. A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product or regimen discussed. All readers should verify all information and data before employing any therapies described here.

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