Sorafenib improves PFS in rare sarcomas, NIH-funded study shows

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Interim results from a randomized clinical trial for patients with desmoid tumors or aggressive fibromatosis show that the drug sorafenib tosylate (Nexavar) extended progression-free survival compared with a placebo. Based on these interim results, the data and safety monitoring board overseeing the trial recommended that the primary results of the study be released.

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