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Chemotherapy is administered to a cancer patient via intravenous drip at Duke Cancer Center in Durham, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Studies: Some cancer treatments can be skipped

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer — which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation […]

12/11/2013

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FDA approves first pre-surgical breast cancer drug

WASHINGTON (AP) – A biotech drug from Roche has become the first medicine approved to treat breast cancer before surgery, offering an earlier approach against one of the deadliest forms of the disease. The Food […]

09/30/2013

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FDA says Roche drug works in early-stage breast cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has issued a positive review of a breast cancer drug from Roche that could soon become the first pharmaceutical option for treating the earliest stages of the […]

09/10/2013

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FDA approves new targeted breast cancer drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.

02/22/2013

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