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New drug combination shows promise for treating breast cancer

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There’s promising news in the fight against breast cancer.

A new study finds combination chemotherapy medication might help shrink cancerous tumors and stop their progression.

It found that when two cancer drugs -- Herceptin and Tykerb -- join forces -- they significantly reduce breast-cancer tumor size.

They are medications typically given to women with inoperable tumors.

Researched showed tumors treated with combination treatment before surgery--were 20-percent smaller after just six-weeks.

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