New Drug May Help Fight Certain Advanced Lung Cancers, Emory University Study

Published: Jun 04, 2013

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For patients struggling with a common and deadly form of lung cancer, adding the drug ganetespib to a standard chemotherapy drug may boost survival, new research suggests. The finding centers on a class of medications known as heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitors, and it's the first time in more than 10 years that researchers have uncovered a better way to treat this group of patients.

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