Glaxo's Tykerb fights breast cancer stem cells in study

04/17/2008 | Reuters · MarketWatch

Tykerb, GlaxoSmithKline's cancer treatment, was effective in reducing tumor-causing cancer stem cells in breast cancer patients undergoing therapy before surgery, U.S. scientists reported. The findings of the company-funded study suggest that "targeting the stem cells may be more effective and also prevent some of the unpleasant side effects associated with conventional chemotherapy treatment," one of the researchers said.

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