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Approval Alert: MSD’s Tukysa® (tucatinib) Approved in Korea to Treat HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer

Dec 15, 2023

Korea Biomedical Review reported that MSD Korea’s Tukysa® (tucatinib) was approved by Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety to treat HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor)-positive locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer that has recurred after at least two anti-HER2 treatments, in combination with the antibody therapy trastuzumab and the cytotoxic anticancer agent capecitabine.  Tukysa is approved in over 38 countries.