The drug, abemaciclib, was originally designed to help breast cancer patients (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abemaciclib) and works by enabling the body to generate an anti-cancer protein.
The Daily Mail is reporting that abemaciclib can extend the life of meso sufferers by months or even years - such hope is rare for patients with asbestos-related cancers. The newspaper has chosen to highlight the case of Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren who died of mesothelioma aged 64.
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