Amgen cancer drug heralded

New treatment ‘really big step’



Amgen cancer drug heraldedThere is no cure for cancer yet, but tools for fighting the disease are constantly being sharpened.
One of the most significant advances in years comes from the local biotech giant, Amgen. The Thousand Oaks-based company received approval May 28 from the Food and Drug Administration for a new lung cancer treatment, Lumakras, shown by researchers to be more effective and less harmful than previous solutions on the market.
The news couldn’t have come at a better time. Lun...

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