ICYMI: October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016

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In a first, U.S. trial to test Cuban lung-cancer vaccine

THURSDAY, October 27, 2016 (The Washington Post)– The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first clinical trial to test a Cuban drug in the United States — a lung-cancer vaccine developed in Havana.

The decision on the early-stage trial was announced Wednesday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and officials at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, based in Buffalo. The trial could start as soon as next month and will enroll 60 to 90 patients. It is likely to take three years to complete.

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