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New lung cancer drug offers longer survival hope

Tarceva is a new lung cancer drug that has recently been approved. It is claimed to increase survival rates in cancer patients and allows a much better quality of life than treatment using chemotherapy. A downside is the expense of the drug. Rash and dry skin are the other reported side effects.

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About: New lung cancer drug offers longer survival hope

Date: 20 November 2004

Author: Randi F. Marshall

URL: http://www.newsday.com/news/health/ny-bzdrug1120,0,5762439.story?coll=ny-health-big-pix

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