Data from EMC - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 21 July 2016

Indication(s)

- Adjuvant treatment of postmenopausal women with hormone receptor positive invasive early breast cancer.

- Extended adjuvant treatment of hormone-dependent invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women who have received prior standard adjuvant tamoxifen therapy for 5 years.

- First-line treatment in postmenopausal women with hormone-dependent advanced breast cancer.

- Advanced breast cancer after relapse or disease progression, in women with natural or artificially induced postmenopausal endocrine status, who have previously been treated with anti-oestrogens.

- Neo-adjuvant treatment of postmenopausal women with hormone receptor positive, HER-2 negative breast cancer where chemotherapy is not suitable and immediate surgery not indicated.

Efficacy has not been demonstrated in patients with hormone receptor negative breast cancer.

 

Full Prescribing information

Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

CDK 4/6 inhibitors in metastatic breast cancer

CDK 4/6 inhibitors in metastatic breast cancer

The CDK 4/6 Inhibitors in Metastatic Breast Cancer Learning Zone provides insights and information for metastatic breast cancer (mBC) and CDK 4/6 signalling. This includes the burden and pathophysiology of the disease, the role of CDK 4/6 in cell proliferation and an overview of the CDK 4/6 inhibitors that have been approved for the management of mBC.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

+ 1 more

Biosimilars Knowledge Centre

Biosimilars Knowledge Centre

What are biologics and how do they differ from small molecule medicines? Discover more about their development, as well as the manufacturing and regulatory processes in the Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre.

Load more

Related Content

More information

Category Value
Orphan designation No
Type POM
Marketing authorisation holder Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited