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Peter Toogood and Dave Fry, Ann Arbor

Breakthrough

Six years after Pfizer left town, a powerful cancer drug discovered here is on the fast track.

From the June, 2014 issue

The tumors were gone. A month earlier, scientists at the Pfizer laboratories on Plymouth Road had begun dosing mice bearing human tumors with a new kind of cancer drug. Now technicians examining the mice could feel nothing where, days earlier, human colon cancer cells had formed massive lumps. The tumors "just literally melted away," recalls biochemist Dave Fry.

 
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