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Merck, Lilly, Pfizer: One for All and All for One

Just a month after Andrew Witty’s announcement that GSK will make more than 13,500 of its malaria compounds available to all, Pfizer, Merck, and Eli Lilly have thrown their do-gooder hats into the ring as well. Together, the three drug giants will pull together an undisclosed dollar amount in seed funding and create the independent, […]
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Avastin Gets Green Light for Use in Kidney Cancer

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Score another win for Genentech and its cancer treatment Avastin (bevacizumab). On Monday, the biotech giant, now owned entirely by Roche, announced that FDA has approved the drug for kidney cancer. Avastin blocks new blood vessels from forming and supplying tumors with the nutrients they need to grow and […]
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Latest News from ASCO: Winners, Losers, and Also Rans

Image via Wikipedia Due to pharma’s voluntary moratorium on doling out totefuls of freebies and all the lattes you can swallow, thousands of docs, researchers, and reporters had only their sleep-deprived selves to carry from data dump to data dump at this week’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual confab in Orlando, Florida. Some […]
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