From Our 2012 Archives
Abraxane Approved to Treat Advanced Lung Cancer
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FRIDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Abraxane (paclitaxel protein-bound) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration -- in combination with the drug carboplatin -- to treat advanced or spreading non-small cell lung cancer among people who aren't candidates for surgery or radiation therapy, the agency said Friday.
Abraxane was first approved in 2005 to treat breast cancer.
Abraxane is produced by Celgene Corp., based in Summit, N.J.
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