Doctors grapple with best use of potent new cancer drugs

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Evelyn O’Flynn still has lung cancer. But after going straight on to a new immune system-boosting drug more than a year ago, rather than traditional hard-to-tolerate chemotherapy, she is feeling great. “It’s like a miracle,” said the 72-year-old ex-smoker, who is about to become a great-grandmother.


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Medics dash to rural Haiti as cholera kills 13 in Matthew's wake

PORT SALUT, Haiti/PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Cholera has killed at least 13 people in southwest Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, officials said on Saturday, as government teams fanned out across the hard-hit southwestern tip of the country to repair treatment centers and reach the epicenter of one outbreak.


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