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FASTER, PLEASE: A new kind of treatment is working better than chemotherapy in some lung cancer pat…

FASTER, PLEASE: A new kind of treatment is working better than chemotherapy in some lung cancer patients. “The drug, marketed as Keytruda, is one of a new set of drugs called immunotherapy. The drug targets the programmed cell death 1 (or PD-1) receptor and allows the body’s own immune system go after the cancer cells.”
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