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A woman with breast cancer has said becoming one of the first in England to be given a new five-minute treatment for the disease “feels amazing”.

A newly-approved remedy combines two treatments into a single injection, cutting the time needed to administer it by about two-and-a-half hours.

Paula Lamb was prescribed it by her “delighted” consultant at Merseyside’s Clatterbridge Cancer Centre (CCC).

The 51-year-old said it was “great” the treatment was now so quick.

CCC said the treatment, known as Phesgo, combines two others – pertuzumab and trastuzumab – that are usually given separately as

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