Pfizer brings Ibrance to new subset of breast cancer patients, regardless of menopausal status
Pfizer has expanded Ibrance’s use to include a new subset of breast cancer patients, the company slipped into its quarterly earnings report on Tuesday.
The drug was approved in combination with an aromatase inhibitor (AI) in mid-December to treat women with HR-positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer regardless of menopausal status, Pfizer announced.
Ibrance was first approved in postmenopausal women with advanced breast cancer back in 2015. The CDK4/6 inhibitor has since racked up a slate of label expansions, but until the latest add-on, the AI combo treatment was only indicated for postmenopausal women or men.
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