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Drug and Treatment Approvals

This links to a press release announcing that Novartis has received approval in the European Union for use of Afinitor to treat pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer, This is the form of the disease Steve Jobs has. Unfortunately, it is also among the rarer forms of NEC. The drug was approved earlier this summer for use in the US.

Sunitinib and Everolimus: New Indications in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

This links to an article on the approval of Sutent for treatment in pNET cases.

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