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Cancer drug may also work for scleroderma.

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#1 Joelf


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Posted 07 October 2011 - 08:03 AM

Cancer drug may also work for scleroderma.

In mouse models and human fibroblast cells, Bortezemob (brand name Velcade), which is used to treat multiple myeloma, appears to put the brakes on abnormal development of scar tissue in the lungs and skin and may also work in other organs. Northwestern University, Eurekalert, 09-22-11. (Also see: Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatments)

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 06:00 PM

Thank YOU so much for sharing this information!!!!