FDA-related news items of relevance from the month of June, 2013.
Denosumab improved overall survival in persons with lung cancer and bone metastases more effectively than did zoledronic acid.
When patients with giant-cell tumor of the bone were treated with denosumab, which is a drug targeted against a protein that promotes bone destruction, the number of tumor giant cells decreased and new bone formation increased.
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