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The co-authors of the study are Alice Shaw, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital; José Rodrigues Pereira, MD, of Instituto Brasileiro de Cancerologia Torácica, in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Gaëlle Jeannin, MD, of Hôpital Gabriel Montpied, in Clermont-Ferrand, France; Johan Vansteenkiste, MD, of University Hospital Gasthuisberg, in Leuven, Belgium; Carlos Barrios, MD, of PUCRS School of Medicine in Porto Alegre, Brazil; Fabio Andre Franke, MD, of Hospital de Caridade de Ijui, in Ijuí, Brazil; Victoria Zazulina, MD, Paul Smith, PhD, Ian Smith, MD, and Lynda Grinsted, of AstraZeneca UK, in Macclesfield, United Kingdom; and Lucio Crinò, MD, of Hospital S Maria della Misericordia, in Perugia, Italy.
The study was sponsored by AstraZeneca, which holds the rights to the development of selumetinib.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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