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Adding new antibody to chemotherapy could bolster effects of cancer treatment

22:02 EDT 28 Jun 2017 | News-Medical.net

Adding an investigational antibody to the chemotherapy rituximab appears to restore its cancer-killing properties in certain leukemia patients with a natural resistance to the drug, according to a small, proof-of-concept study by Duke Cancer Institute researchers.

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