It was said at San Antonio breast conference that 20 percent of patients whose cancer had spread to their brain saw their brain tumors cut more than in half, and 37 percent of patients had them shrink 20 percent or more.
An extension to an earlier Phase II study involving 49 patients showed 20 percent of those receiving a mix of Tykerb and Roche's Xeloda experienced at least a 50 percent volume reduction in measurable brain metastases.
Despite the fact that very few drugs can provide such results, the stuffy was relatively small, and more data is needed.
Malaysia needs Russia's assistance in maintaining and repairing Su-30MKM fighter jets
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that US army bases will not appear on the southern Kuril Islands in the even Russia delivers them to Japan
Posters for the play "Adam and Eve. Life after Paradise" with pictures of dancers Arsen Aghamalyan and Oksana Vasilyeva were banned in the city of Tver, Central Russia