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Merck KGaA Acquires Rights For Colorectal Cancer Therapy UFT From Taiho

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Germany-based Merck says it has not decided whether it will seek FDA approval for the uracil/tegafur combination; FDA deemed UFT “not approvable” for advanced colorectal cancer in 2001, when Bristol held rights to the agent.

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