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Last year, the advisory committee to the FDA voted to advise approval of a cancer drug, Perjeta, that could be used to treat breast cancer patients before surgery. Now, a new clinical trial sponsored by Swiss drug maker
Each year, about 220,000 individuals are diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, according to Genentech. For those 15,000 patients eligible for preoperative treatment