FDA approves Novartis's new breast cancer treatment

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Novartis' experimental drug kisqali.

Kisqali is an oral drug that serves as a first-line treatment for post menopausal women with breast cancer when used in combination with letrozole, another type of breast cancer drug.

The drug slows cancer progression by limiting the over-activation of two proteins that can cause cancer cells to grow and divide too quickly, according to a news release.

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