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2011-04-26 14:25:05

A clinical trial has sifted out the most effective single-drug chemotherapy regimen for quick-growing but highly curable cancers that arise from the placentas of pregnant women. In the comparison trial for treating low-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN), researchers found that a biweekly dose of dactinomycin had a higher complete response rate than a weekly dose of methotrexate, the more commonly used drug. GTN is a group of rare tumors that involve abnormal growth of cells inside...

2010-07-12 08:53:00

BEDFORD, Ohio, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Bedford Laboratories(TM), a division of Ben Venue Laboratories, Inc., is pleased to announce the addition of Dactinomycin for Injection USP 500 mcg (0.5 mg) to its comprehensive line of generic oncology products. Dactinomycin was approved earlier this year by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is AP rated and equivalent to Cosmegen(®) by Lundbeck Inc. Each single dose vial contains 0.5 mg (500mcg) of dactinomycin and...


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