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04 Mar 2016
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  • The 1st and only Somatostatin analogue approved for pancreatic and midgut tumour control1.
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  2. Caplin M et al., NEJM 2014, 371(3):224-233
  3. Johanson V, et al., Patient Preference and Adherence 2012, (6): 703-710

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