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  • noun A particular anticancer drug.


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  • Shares of Threshold Pharmaceuticals rose more than 9% in late trading after an independent committee recommended completion of a Phase III study for experimental cancer treatment glufosfamide.

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  • A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that a Phase III trial of glufosfamide was halted by the FDA.

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  • The pancreatic cancer treatment glufosfamide is impressively biodegradable, as is valproic acid, an epilepsy medication.

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