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2011-08-23 11:18:50

Adcetris, manufactured by Seattle Genetics, a new treatment for anaplastic large cell lymphoma and the first approved treatment for Hodgkin´s lymphoma since 1977, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Association (FDA). Seattle Genetics told Reuters on Monday that the drug will cost $4,500 dollars per vial. Patients generally received three vials per dose and between seven and nine doses per treatment, putting the price at $94,500 to $121,500 per patient, within Wall Street´s...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.