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MERCK IN CANCER RESEARCH DEAL WITH AVEO

Nov. 3, 2005
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Pharmaceutical firm Merck & Co. is joining with privately-held Aveo Pharmaceuticals Inc. to develop certain targeted cancer therapies, Aveo said Wednesday. The company did not provide financial details in a news release. The agreement, Merck's second with Aveo, covers the use of Aveo technology to identify patient groups likely to respond to a number of experimental cancer drugs Merck is currently developing.
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