The Key Players In Getting Proleukin Approved

Your article "Heartbreak and triumph in biotech land" (Top of the News, Feb. 3) creates a false impression about the process leading to the recent Food & Drug Administration Advisory Committee recommendation for approval of Proleukin (Interleukin-2) as a treatment for kidney cancer. In particular, the article incorrectly implies that Chiron Corp.'s "savvy" management somehow played a key role in the approval process.

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