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New Agent Significantly Improves Progression-Free Survival in Patients With Advanced ER+ Breast Cancer

Combining the investigational PD 0332991 with letrozole as first-line therapy extended progression-free survival in women with advanced estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer.

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