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Tykerb shows efficacy in first-line HER2-positive breast cancer

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Executive Summary

GlaxoSmithKline's anticancer Tykerb/Tyverb (lapatinib) has led to an increase in progression-free survival (PFS) in a subset of HER2-positive patients in the largest first-line trial of the drug so far, which was recently presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.



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