FDA, Officials Hit With Suit Over Cancer Drug

Law360, New York (July 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A not-for-profit organization has sued the commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and others, alleging they are wrongly keeping a prostate cancer drug from patients who desperately need the treatment.

Care To Live, a non-profit for prostate cancer patients, their families and others, filed the suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Ohio, saying the defendants didn't follow FDA protocol when they denied approval of Dendrean Corp.'s immunotherapy...
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