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Promising Bone Cancer Therapy Advances To Next Level -- Encouraging Initial Results, Clinical Trial Report Presented At National Meeting

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February 18, 1999
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Brookhaven National Laboratory
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A promising non-sedating therapy for bone cancer pain has proved effective for 75 percent of patients in preliminary clinical trials, and is now being tested nationwide in a larger trial. Developed at Brookhaven National Laboratory, the therapy may also be useful in treating rheumatoid arthritis.

UPTON, NY — More than 400,000 Americans with advanced-stage bone cancer may one day find non-sedating relief for their excruciating bone pain — and possible treatment for their cancer — in a promising therapy now being tested in a nationwide clinical trial.


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Brookhaven National Laboratory. (1999, February 18). Promising Bone Cancer Therapy Advances To Next Level -- Encouraging Initial Results, Clinical Trial Report Presented At National Meeting. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/02/990212115853.htm
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