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Newfound effect of cancer drug may expand its use

A drug first designed to prevent cancer cells from multiplying has a second effect: it switches immune cells that turn down the body's attack on tumors back into the kind that amplify it. This is the finding of a study led ...

Feb 10, 2017
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What to expect from big pharma in 2017

Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved just 22 new therapeutic drugs, which is less than half the number approved in 2015. The cover story in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the ...

Feb 01, 2017
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Paving the way for research on combination therapies

Patients have long benefited from combination treatments—whether combining surgery with chemotherapy and radiation, or combining chemotherapy agents in succession. Building on the logic that attacking cancer from multiple ...

Feb 01, 2017
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