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Perjeta Approval Heralds Roche’s Next Wave Of Breast Cancer Drugs

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Executive Summary

Genentech pledges to make new HER2-positive drug Perjeta (pertuzumab) available in the U.S. in two weeks, addresses FDA concerns about production issues and a potential shortage. Firm is already moving forward with plans for integrating Perjeta into its breast cancer portfolio, including combination with antibody-drug conjugate T-DM1.

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