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NCI Cancer Center News

Ohio State study finds drug combination may provide option to patients with NSCLC ineligible for bevacizumab

  • Posted: April 4, 2012

A combination of nab-paclitaxel and carboplatin for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer may be a promising option for patients ineligible for treatment with bevacizumab, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2012 by scientist from The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.

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