Experimental Cancer Drug “Not Effective” For Cardinal George

December 31, 2014 6:45 PM

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Experimental Cancer Drug “Not Effective” For Cardinal George

CHICAGO (CBS) – Cardinal Francis George, the retired head of the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, has been dropped from an experimental cancer drug trial, after it proved ineffective in treating the cancer in his right kidney.

While the experimental anitbody drug the cardinal has been taking since August did not reduce or contain the cancer in his right kidney, it also has not spread to other vital organs, according to spokeswoman Colleen Dolan.

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