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Date:10/3/2007

haps be treated with pemetrexed first."

The findings have formed the basis of a clinical trial -- the first of its kind in lung cancer -- currently being conducted at Duke University.

"These are not experimental drugs; we know they work. It's just a matter of giving each patient the right one on the first try," Potti said.

More information

The American Medical Association has more about lung cancer.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: Duke University, news release, Sept. 28, 2007


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