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New breast cancer drug available for UK terminal patients

A drug which treats aggressive, terminal breast cancer will be available to women across the UK as of today. Kadcyla is being hailed as a first of its kind in breast cancer as it allows chemotherapy to be delivered directly to cancer cells.

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New breast cancer drug 'a lifesaver'

A new drug for terminal breast cancer sufferers is "a lifesaver" for women who have had been having chemeo therapy for a long time, one patient told Daybreak.

Mani Coulter said Kadcyla reduced the cancer "immediately" and had "minimal" side effects because it was a targeted drug.

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