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Abraxan receives FDA approval for breast cancer treatment

The FDA has approved a new breast cancer drug called Abraxane made by American Pharmaceutical Partners Inc. The drug is designed to help women for whom chemotherapy is ineffective or who have had a relapse within 6 months of surgery and chemotherapy.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Chicago Tribune

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About: Abraxan receives FDA approval for breast cancer treatment

Date: 8 January 2005

Source: Chicago Tribune

URL: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/chi-0501080076jan08,1,395198.story?coll=chi-business-hed&ctrack=1&cset=true

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