Breast cancer drug trial

A new breast cancer drug is being tested in Manchester, that could be a lifeline to women with the most aggressive form of the disease.

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Christie Hospital tests new breast cancer drug

A new breast cancer drug is being tested in Manchester, that could be a lifeline to women with the most aggressive form of the disease.

The drug, known as T-DM1, is designed to slow the progress of The treatment increases the survival time of some patients by almost six months.

It also reduces side effects such as hair loss, and gives sufferers a better quality of life

The Christie Hospital trials new breast cancer drug

The Christie Hospital in Manchester Credit: ITV Granada

A new breast cancer drug trialled at the Christie Hospital in Manchester could offer a lineline for women with the most aggressive form of the disease.

The drug, known as T-DM1, has been shown to increase the survival time of some patients by almost six months.

It also reduced side effects such as hair loss and gives sufferers a better quality of life.

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