Child with Rare Cancer is First to Receive NC State Startup Biomarck Pharmaceuticals’ Drug

Drug vial in researcher's hand

A new drug, discovered and developed in the Triangle, shows promise in treating cancer.

It’s a story CBS North Carolina first reported on last year.

At the time, the drug had only been tried in petri dishes and mice, but now a little girl in Philadelphia has become the first person with cancer to use the experimental drug.

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