Cardinal George dropped from drug trial to treat cancer

December 31, 2014 8:10 PM

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Cardinal George dropped from drug trial to treat cancer

Cardinal Francis George was dropped from the clinical drug trial to treat his cancer because recent scans showed the treatment hasn’t worked for him, the Archdiocese of Chicago said in a statement Wednesday.

While the experimental antibody drug was not effective in George’s case, physicians and others overseeing the trial assured him the information they gathered during his treatment will benefit others, the archdiocese said.

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