Archdiocese: Experimental drug 'not effective' in fighting cardinal's cancer

December 31, 2014 5:42 PM

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Cardinal Francis George had stopped taking an experimental drug for his cancer because it "has not been effective," the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese said in a statement Wednesday.

The cardinal, facing his third bout with cancer, was dropped from a clinical trial group being given an antibody drug after scans showed it had not contained or reduced his cancer, the statement said.

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