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Cancer

24 May 2010

Treatment With Rituxan May Reduce Recurrence of Follicular Lymphoma

Research also finds Revlimid slows progression of multiple myeloma

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The researchers reached their conclusions after randomly assigning patients with follicular lymphoma to two years of treatment with the drug (505 patients) or no treatment with the drug (513 patients).

 

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