ATLANTA — GlaxoSmithKline last week released data from a phase III trial of its Tykerb breast cancer drug that it halted in April, and the results suggest that the drug is poised to become the next targeted therapy for that indication.

However, roles for Tykerb in other potential indications, such as renal cancer, seem less clear, according to phase II and III data presented here last week at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's 2006 meeting, held here this week.

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