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New Leukemia Drug AG-221 Re-kindles Hope Even in Advanced Cases

Early clinical trials in patients with advanced leukemia show that AG-221, a new drug  developed, has shown dramatic results when administered among the patients. The new drug AG-221 works by targeting a gene that can transform cells into becoming healthy again instead of stopping a mutation that leads to cancer cell growth. Approximately 15 percent of acute myeloid leukemia patients ...

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