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Trastuzumab biosimilar could reduce breast cancer treatment costs

05:07 EDT 30 Jun 2017 | Generics and Biosimilars Initiative

Trastuzumab is a monoclonal antibody that interferes with the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)/neu receptor. In some cancers, notably certain types of breast cancer, HER2 is overexpressed, and causes cancer cells to reproduce uncontrollably. Trastuzumab is therefore used to treat certain breast cancers.

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