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New drug proving effective in reducing cancer cells following chemotherapy

A new drug (GVAX) which is currently undergoing the trial process is proving that it can decrease residual cancer cells in acute myelogenous leukemia patients following chemotherapy. Trial results showed that 69% of subjects and reduced blood cancer cells and 60% had reduced bone marrow cancer cells. The drug is currently being tested for its efficacy on patients with multiple myeloma, prostate cancer, lung cancer and pancreatic cancer.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Forbes

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About: New drug proving effective in reducing cancer cells following chemotherapy

Date: 7 December 2004

Source: Forbes

URL: http://www.forbes.com/technology/sciences/feeds/ap/2004/12/07/ap1695954.html

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