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Hearing may be end of road for breast cancer drug

(AP) -- The best-selling cancer drug in the world comes under federal scrutiny once again this week, as drugmaker Roche makes a last-ditch effort to keep Avastin approved for breast cancer, despite evidence that it is ineffective ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Medications
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China tobacco profits undermine anti-smoking push

(AP) -- China's addiction to huge revenues from its state-owned tobacco monopoly is hindering anti-smoking measures, potentially costing millions of lives in the country with the world's largest number of smokers, experts ...

dateJan 06, 2011 in Health
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