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      bill58
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      Well,

      As long as compassionate use ipi is available for the duration I will be happy.

      Bill

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      bill58
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      Well,

      As long as compassionate use ipi is available for the duration I will be happy.

      Bill

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      Jim in Denver
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      Given recent issues regarding cricisms that the FDA has been more lapdog than watchdog in recent years, it is not really surprising that they are more wary avbout giving "fast track" approval to new drug or new indications for already approved ones.  Recent examples like Avastin and breast cancer have apparently  helped push the agency into a more cautious and defensive posture.  In the meantime, Compassionate Use is at least helpful to those who may need it most, and the cost element is not a factor, which it definitely will be once approval is granted.

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      Jim in Denver
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      Given recent issues regarding cricisms that the FDA has been more lapdog than watchdog in recent years, it is not really surprising that they are more wary avbout giving "fast track" approval to new drug or new indications for already approved ones.  Recent examples like Avastin and breast cancer have apparently  helped push the agency into a more cautious and defensive posture.  In the meantime, Compassionate Use is at least helpful to those who may need it most, and the cost element is not a factor, which it definitely will be once approval is granted.

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      glewis923
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      My sentiments:  SCREW the FDA .       Also, while i rant, SCREW trial lawyers .   and last , but not least, SCREW @&#$*&# Melanoma !!!!!!!!!

       

      …..now i feel better!   

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      glewis923
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      My sentiments:  SCREW the FDA .       Also, while i rant, SCREW trial lawyers .   and last , but not least, SCREW @&#$*&# Melanoma !!!!!!!!!

       

      …..now i feel better!   

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        fliberdy
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        HaHa! Like your attitude glewis!!!

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        fliberdy
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        HaHa! Like your attitude glewis!!!

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        Linda/Kentucky
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        Could have not said it better myself……….   "I*******HATE********THIS*******DISEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

         

        Linda/Kentucky

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        Linda/Kentucky
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        Could have not said it better myself……….   "I*******HATE********THIS*******DISEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

         

        Linda/Kentucky

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