June 2002
Worldwide Biotech;Jun2002, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p1
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Reports that DTI-015, an anti-cancer agent designed for direct injection to malignant brain tumor from Direct Therapeutics Incorporated have been granted Orphan Drug designation by the European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products.


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