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Aveo says cancer drug not better than existing therapy (Yahoo)

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Default Aveo says cancer drug not better than existing therapy (Yahoo)

(Reuters) - Aveo Pharmaceuticals Inc said a combination of its experimental drug to treat a type of lung cancer and the standard of care did not significantly improve the response and survival rate in a mid-stage study. A combination of Aveo's ficlatuzumab and AstraZeneca's anti-cancer drug gefitinib, which is marketed as Iressa, was tested against gefitinib on Asian patients with non-small cell lung cancer. ...

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