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Study Showed Lilly's GEMZAR(R) (gemcitabine HCl for injection) Improved Progression-Free Survival in Cervical Cancer Patients
Date:5/31/2009

These are not all of the side effects of GEMZAR. If you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away, be sure to talk with your healthcare professional. Call your healthcare professional right away if you have fever or chills. These symptoms could mean you have an infection.

You will have regular blood tests before and during your treatment with GEMZAR. Your doctor may adjust your dose of GEMZAR or delay your treatment based on the results of your blood test and on your general condition.

For more information about all of the side effects of GEMZAR, please talk with your healthcare team or to see the full Prescribing Information, visit www.GEMZAR.com, or call 1-800-545-5979.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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About Cervical Cancer

With approximately 470,000 cases diagnosed globally each year, cervical cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed among women worldwide. Additionally, approximately 232,000 women will die from the disease each year, giving it the second highest rate of cancer mortality among women worldwide. Eighty percent of diagnoses and nearly 83 percent of deaths from cervical cancer occur in developing nations.(3)

About Lilly Oncology, a Division of Eli Lilly and Company

For more than four decades, Lilly Oncology has been dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that improve the care of people living with cancer. Because no two cancer patients are alike, Lilly Oncology is committed to developing novel treatment approaches. Our quest is to develop a broad portfolio of tailored therapies that accelerate the pace and progress of cancer car
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