HER2 (ERBB2) Antibody
||Kadcyla (ado-trastuzumab emtansine) is an antibody drug conjugate combined of the ERBB2 (HER2) monoclonal antibody, trastuzumab, and an anti-tubulin agent, DM1, which results in tumor cell cytotoxicity (PMID: 24887180). Kadcyla (ado-trastuzumab emtansine) is FDA approved for metastatic ERBB2 (HER2)-positive (overexpression or gene amplification) breast cancer patients who have previously received trastuzumab and/or taxane, and for the adjuvant treatment of patients with ERBB2 (HER2)-positive early breast cancer who have residual invasive disease after taxane and trastuzumab-based treatment (FDA.gov).
Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor
||Keytruda (pembrolizumab) is an antibody against PD-1, resulting in activation of T-cell mediated anti-tumor immune response (PMID: 25977344). Keytruda (pembrolizumab) is approved for use in patients with melanoma, small cell lung cancer, HNSCC, classical Hodgkin Lymphoma, primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma, urothelial carcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, MSI-H or dMMR solid tumors, PD-L1 expressing NSCLC, gastric cancer, GEJ adenocarcinoma, and cervical cancer, in combination with pemetrexed and platinum in non-squamous NSCLC with no EGFR or ALK mutations, in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel/nab-paclitaxel in squamous NSCLC, and in combination with axitinib for renal cell carcinoma (FDA.gov).