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Herceptin Hylecta Approved for the Treatment of HER2-Overexpressing Breast Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Herceptin Hylecta (trastuzumab and hyaluronidase-oysk) for the treatment of HER2-overexpressing breast cancer. Herceptin Hylecta is a combination of trastuzumab, an HER2/neu receptor antagonist, and hyaluronidase, an endoglycosidase used to increase the dispersion and absorption of coadministered drugs when administered subcutaneously. The product contains the same active ingredient…

Talimogene Laherparepvec (Imlygic)

  This slideshow reviews talimogene laherparepvec (Imlygic), indicated for unresectable cutaneous, subcutaneous, and nodal lesions in patients with recurrent melanoma after initial surgery/ Table of Contents Slide 4: Dosage and AdministrationSlide 11: Cautions, Effects, and InteractionsSlide 18: What to Tell Your PatientSlide 26: Reference   

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