The War on Cancer

Moss, Ralph W.
November 2006
Townsend Letter;Nov2006, Issue 280, p48
The article reports on the approval of drug Gemzar by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer in the U.S. Gemzar drug was already the second best-selling drug of Eli Lilly and it was approved in the US to treat lung, pancreatic, and breast cancer and it was also approved in some countries outside the US to treat the ovarian cancer. It was noted that even without the FDA approval, the doctors could still prescribe Gemzar for the advanced ovarian cancer.


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