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Liver cancer patients get hope from kidney cancer pill

For the first time, doctors say they have found a pill that improves survival for people with liver cancer, a notoriously hard to treat disease diagnosed in more than half a million people globally each year.

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AstraZeneca says MedImmune tender offer a

British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca PLC said Friday that its tender offer for shares of MedImmune Inc. was a "success," allowing it to go forward with a planned takeover of the drug maker.

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Quarantined TB patient is Atlanta lawyer, 31

The tuberculosis patient under the first federal quarantine since 1963 is a 31-year-old Atlanta attorney, Andrew Speaker, whose law firm biography says he attended the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

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