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A recent study suggests that many new cancer drugs being concocted in the lab are released to the public without any proof of efficacy. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Are many new cancer drugs being concocted in the lab and released to the public without any proof of their efficacy? A recent study that examined the effect of drugs released since 2009 found that more than half had showed no benefits in terms of survival rate of quality of life of the patients.

Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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