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New study shows promise in slowing advanced breast cancer in patients

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Research on a new drug to fight cancer, called Palbociclib, has been shown to slow cancer cells in advanced breast cancer.

Dr. Richard Finn is an oncologist at UCLA and the lead author of this study. He joins the show to talk about how the drug works, its side effects and the next steps in pushing this medication forward.

You can find out more on this study and current ones involving Palbociclib here or get information on participating in a future study by contacting Dr. Richard Finn at 310-586-2091. 

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