What is Tykerb?

Lapatinib (INN), used in the form of lapatinib ditosylate, (USAN) (Tykerb/Tyverb, GSK) is an orally active drug for breast cancer and other solid tumours. It is used in combination therapy for HER2-positive breast cancer. It is used for the treatment of patients with advanced or metastatic breast cancer whose tumors overexpress HER2 (ErbB2).

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I have operated for breast cancer in 2009. No adjuvant treatment has been taken after surgery.
In 2016 cancer came back to hip, ribs, sternum with...

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Hello dear. There is no substitute

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Hello dear. I have gone through the details. Iam afraid but the tykerb has no...

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my wife has 4th stage breast cancer perhaps refractory.current treatment is vinorelbine (4cycles completed) zometa 4mg inj once in 4/5 weeks...

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Sorry to learn about the sufferings of your wife.
The fact is your wife has very poor prognosis as she is in stage 4 f breast cancer along...

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I inquired earlier this week, regarding my sisters law with breast cancer that met to the brain.... 5 months ago, she had WBR , at that time they...

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Brief answer...it looks like just couple of months 
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Thanks for the query.
I really feel sorry for the condition of your...

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