Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline recently gained approval for two cancer drugs --- Mekinist and Tafinlar --- but the Food and Drug Administration recently announced that a combination treatment consisting of these two drugs has been given priority review status. In the following video from The Motley Fool's show Market Checkup, health-care analysts David Williamson and Max Macaluso discuss the details behind this news and the potential impact on GlaxoSmithKline's business.

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The relevant video segment can be found between 3:25-6:01.

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