Cancers (solid tumours)

Herceptin (trastuzumab)

This information is intended for HCP only. This is a prescription based drug. Please consult your doctor if you need more information.

Herceptin (Trastuzumab) injection was the first HER2-targeted therapy for breast cancer. It is a monoclonal antibody that binds to HER2 receptors present on the surface of HER2-positive tumor cells, blocking them from receiving growth signals and flagging them for destruction by the immune system.

Herceptin IV, either alone or in combination with targeted therapies/chemotherapies is indicated for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer (EBC), metastatic breast cancer (MBC), and metastatic gastric cancer or cancer of the gastro-esophageal junction.

If a patient becomes pregnant while receiving Herceptin, or within 7 months following the last dose of Herceptin, please immediately report pregnancy to the local Roche Adverse Event Line ator email at 

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