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Approval Alert: AZ’s Truqap® (capivasertib) plus Faslodex® FDA Approved to Treat Advanced HR-positive Breast Cancer

Nov 16, 2023

AstraZeneca (AZ) announced the FDA approved its Truqap® (capivasertib) in combination with Faslodex (fulvestrant) for the treatment of adult patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, HER2-negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer with one or more biomarker alterations (PIK3CA, AKT1 or PTEN).  Patients will be eligible to receive Truqap® if they have progressed on at least one endocrine-based regimen in the metastatic setting or experienced recurrence on or within 12 months of completing adjuvant therapy. 

On 14 November 2023, AZ announced that China’s NMPA approved its Imfinzi® (durvalumab) for the first-line treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic biliary tract cancer in combination with chemotherapy (gemcitabine and cisplatin).