According to the FDA, about 72 percent of patients have a type of breast cancer that could be treated by the Lilly drug.
American Cancer Society’s Bryan Hannon says failure to pass a cigarette tax increase last session set Indiana back in reducing smoking rates.
Many medical professionals recommend women begin mammogram screenings at age 40, but recent recommendations could mean paying out of pocket for the screenings.
Indiana University researchers are partnering with a nonprofit genomic sequencing firm to dig into the mutations in breast cancer tumors.
The procedure uses a more targeted technique that does not cause as much effect to surrounding areas.
The release coincides with the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.