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Herceptin approved in EU for HER2-positive stomach cancer

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Roche's HER2-targeted Herceptin (trastuzumab) has become the first "targeted" anticancer to be approved to treat stomach cancer after the European Commission granted its approval for use in the subset of gastric cancer patients with HER2-positive disease, in combination with chemotherapy.

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