Drug Cocktail Slows Progress of Aggressive Breast Cancer
Drug Cocktail Slows Progress of Aggressive Breast Cancer
Checkpoint inhibition combined with chemotherapy gives patients with triple-negative metastatic breast cancer about two months more time without significant tumor growth, a study finds.
Drug Cocktail Slows Progress of Aggressive Breast Cancer
Drug Cocktail Slows Progress of Aggressive Breast Cancer

Checkpoint inhibition combined with chemotherapy gives patients with triple-negative metastatic breast cancer about two months more time without significant tumor growth, a study finds.

Checkpoint inhibition combined with chemotherapy gives patients with triple-negative metastatic breast cancer about two months more time without significant tumor growth, a study finds.

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