Iressa May Get New Indication if Results of Small Study Hold Up | GenomeWeb

A small number of patients with ovarian cancer respond to AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Iressa, according to research published by scientists at the Fox Chase Cancer Center and Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

The findings, presented last week at the American Association for Cancer Research in Anaheim, Calif., could be significant because previously the drug had only appeared to be effective in a subset of patients with non-small cell lung cancer.

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