TITLE

Enzyme therapy for Fabry patients in jeopardy

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/15/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 6/7, pE120
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the Health Canada not to extend its funding for the Canadian Fabry Disease Initiative Enzyme Replacement Study in 2009. A physicians says that it will put the treatment an uncertain future. He asserts that without the federal support, it is unclear whether the 10-year trial can continue. Although, the agency has made no official announcement to its provincial government co-funders about its decision, but the provinces were aware about the cancellation.
ACCESSION #
44132774

 

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