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  •  This article caught my eye this past week (4+ / 0-)
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    possum, blueness, Aunt Pat, side pocket

    Hope it works out along with the T-cell based approach from about a week earlier.

    Drugs Aim to Make Several Types of Cancer Self-Destruct

    For the first time ever, three pharmaceutical companies are poised to test whether new drugs can work against a wide range of cancers independently of where they originated — breast, prostate, liver, lung. The drugs go after an aberration involving a cancer gene fundamental to tumor growth. Many scientists see this as the beginning of a new genetic age in cancer research.

    The only trouble with retirement is...I never get a day off!

    by Mr Robert on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 01:19:50 PM PST

    •  Thanks, Mr Robert, (3+ / 0-)
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      Mr Robert, Aunt Pat, side pocket

      for another really fine story.  Let us all hope that one works out in the end.  Pharmaceutical corporations are so focused on the bottom line that sometimes promising drugs are left behind in favor of more lucrative pursuits.

      Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours.

      War only feeds the fires of hate.--James Barclay

      by possum on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 01:23:01 PM PST

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