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[MOL] Taxol Receives Approval For Early-Stage Breast Cancer Indication



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Taxol Receives Approval For Early-Stage Breast Cancer Indication
WESTPORT, OCT 28 (Reuters Health) - Bristol-Myers Squibb's
paclitaxel (Taxol) has received Food and Drug Administration
approval for adjuvant treatment of early-stage, node-positive
breast cancer after doxorubicin-based chemotherapy.  The FDA
approval follows a unanimous September recommendation for
approval of this indication by an advisory panel to the agency
As reported by Reuters Health on September 20, studies on more
than 3,000 patients demonstrated that Taxol cut the risk of
recurrence of node-positive breast cancer by 20% and reduced
mortality by 26%

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