ADO-TRASTUZUMAB EMTANSINE (KADCYLA) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ADO-TRASTUZUMAB EMTANSINE

What is the Trade Name for ADO-TRASTUZUMAB EMTANSINE

KADCYLA

What is the Indication for ADO-TRASTUZUMAB EMTANSINE

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE KADCYLA is a HER2-targeted antibody and microtubule inhibitor conjugate indicated, as a single agent, for: the treatment of patients with HER2-positive, metastatic breast cancer who previously received trastuzumab and a taxane, separately or in combination. Patients should have either: received prior therapy for metastatic disease, or developed disease recurrence during or within six months of completing adjuvant therapy. ( 1.1 ) the adjuvant treatment of patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer who have residual invasive disease after neoadjuvant taxane and trastuzumab-based treatment. ( 1.2 ) Select patients for therapy based on an FDA-approved companion diagnostic for KADCYLA [see Dosage and Administration (2.1) ] 1.1 Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) KADCYLA ¬Æ , as a single agent, is indicated for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive, metastatic breast cancer who previously received trastuzumab and a taxane, separately or in combination. Patients should have either: Received prior therapy for metastatic disease, or Developed disease recurrence during or within six months of completing adjuvant therapy. Select patients for therapy based on an FDA-approved companion diagnostic for KADCYLA [ see Dosage and Administration (2.1) ]. 1.2 Early Breast Cancer (EBC) KADCYLA, as a single agent, is indicated for the adjuvant treatment of patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer who have residual invasive disease after neoadjuvant taxane and trastuzumab -based treatment. Select patients for therapy based on an FDA-approved companion diagnostic for KADCYLA [ see Dosage and Administration (2.1) ].

 

 

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