Drugs That Has Been Approved for Breast Cancer

Drugs Approved for Breast Cancer

This page lists cancer drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for breast cancer. The list includes generic and brand names. This page also lists common drug combinations used in breast cancer. The individual drugs in the combinations are FDA-approved. However, the drug combinations themselves usually are not approved, although they are widely used.

The drug names link to NCI’s Cancer Drug Information summaries. There may be drugs used in breast cancer that are not listed here.
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Drugs Approved to Prevent Breast Cancer
Drugs Approved to Treat Breast Cancer
Drug Combinations Used in Breast Cancer

Drugs Approved to Prevent Breast Cancer

Evista (Raloxifene Hydrochloride)
Keoxifene (Raloxifene Hydrochloride)
Nolvadex (Tamoxifen Citrate)
Raloxifene Hydrochloride
Tamoxifen Citrate

Drugs Approved to Treat Breast Cancer


Abitrexate (Methotrexate)
Abraxane (Paclitaxel Albumin-stabilized Nanoparticle Formulation)
Ado-Trastuzumab Emtansine
Afinitor (Everolimus)
Anastrozole
Aredia (Pamidronate Disodium)
Arimidex (Anastrozole)
Aromasin (Exemestane)
Capecitabine
Clafen (Cyclophosphamide)
Cyclophosphamide
Cytoxan (Cyclophosphamide)
Docetaxel
Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
Ellence (Epirubicin Hydrochloride)
Epirubicin Hydrochloride
Eribulin Mesylate
Everolimus
Exemestane
5-FU (Fluorouracil Injection)
Fareston (Toremifene)
Faslodex (Fulvestrant)
Femara (Letrozole)
Fluorouracil Injection
Folex (Methotrexate)
Folex PFS (Methotrexate)
Fulvestrant
Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
Gemzar (Gemcitabine Hydrochloride)
Goserelin Acetate
Halaven (Eribulin Mesylate)
Herceptin (Trastuzumab)
Ibrance (Palbociclib)
Ixabepilone
Ixempra (Ixabepilone)
Kadcyla (Ado-Trastuzumab Emtansine)
Kisqali (Ribociclib)
Lapatinib Ditosylate
Letrozole
Megestrol Acetate
Methotrexate
Methotrexate LPF (Methotrexate)
Mexate (Methotrexate)
Mexate-AQ (Methotrexate)
Neosar (Cyclophosphamide)
Neratinib Maleate
Nerlynx (Neratinib Maleate)
Nolvadex (Tamoxifen Citrate)
Paclitaxel
Paclitaxel Albumin-stabilized Nanoparticle Formulation
Palbociclib
Pamidronate Disodium
Perjeta (Pertuzumab)
Pertuzumab
Ribociclib
Tamoxifen Citrate
Taxol (Paclitaxel)
Taxotere (Docetaxel)
Thiotepa
Toremifene
Trastuzumab
Tykerb (Lapatinib Ditosylate)
Velban (Vinblastine Sulfate)
Velsar (Vinblastine Sulfate)
Vinblastine Sulfate
Xeloda (Capecitabine)
Zoladex (Goserelin Acetate)

Drug Combinations Used in Breast Cancer

AC
AC-T
CAF
CMF
FEC
TAC

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