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October 1998

Been Hearing About Herceptin? Here are the Facts

In late September the Food and Drug Administration gave its approval to a pioneering new drug, Herceptin, the first in what promises to be a wave of genetically-engineered treatments for breast cancer.

"It heralds a new age in how we're going to treat cancer, with better understanding -- and targeted therapies," said Dr. Dennis Slamon of the University of California, Los Angeles, whose genetic research led to Herceptin.
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Research Review

Major Trial to Compare Tamoxifen and Raloxifene

Lowering tamoxifen Doses to Reduce Side-Effects

Sentinel Node "Mapping" To Detect Cancer

Optical Biopsy Offers Fast, Painless Alternative

A Chemo Gel To Shrink Breast Tumors

Quantifying the Impact of Fatigue

How Pain Impacts Quality of Life

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