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2006-01-04 16:25:41

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - Injecting anti-cancer drugs into the body cavity, not just into a vein, can dramatically lengthen the lives of women with advanced ovarian cancer, a study showed on Wednesday. The U.S. government quickly recommended that patients start getting the new treatment for the disease that is the fourth-leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States. The treatment can be difficult to endure but improved the average survival time by...