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Fast track: Drugs for fatty liver disease, non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma

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October 17, 2013
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Researchers are on the fast track to develop a drug that could reverse fibrosis and cirrhosis in the kidneys, lungs and liver of patients who have NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis), or fatty liver disease. Another potential breakthrough receiving fast-track status: a treatment to improve overall survival in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma.


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