Drug promising in treating breast cancer

Clinical trials show decrease in progression of advanced disease, doctors say

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 4:28 a.m.

SAN DIEGO — Researchers say that a new type of drug can help prevent advanced breast cancer from worsening, potentially providing an important new treatment option for women and a blockbuster product for Pfizer.

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