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Gilead acquires immuno-oncology firm Forty Seven in $4.9 billion deal

March 3, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Cancer, Forty Seven, Gilead, acquisition, oncology, pharma

Gilead has revealed it is to acquire the immunology firm Forty Seven in a deal valued at $95.50 per share …


E. coli strain in the gut may increase risk of bowel cancer, new study finds

February 28, 2020
Medical Communications Cancer, E. coli, bowel cancer, bowels, cancer research, e coli, oncology

A type of E. coli infection may increase a person’s chance of developing bowel cancer, according to a new study …

China approves Roche cancer drug Kadcyla

January 22, 2020
Business Services China, Roche, breast cancer, cancer treatment, oncology

China has approved the import of Roche’s drug for breast cancer, just after it recently won expanded approval in the …

Novartis establishes its new legal entity in Vietnam

January 22, 2020
Research and Development Novartis, Novartis Vietnam, oncology, pharma

Novartis has inaugurated its new legal entity in Vietnam, Novartis Vietnam Co Ltd, and has become one of the first …


Bayer and Exscientia to work together on AI in cardiovascular and oncology drug discovery

January 10, 2020
Medical Communications Bayer, Exscientia, oncology

Bayer AG has partnered with Exscientia to accelerate the discovery of small molecule drugs focused on cardiovascular disease and oncology. …


Takeda commits to advancing treatments for rare bleeding disorders and cancer

December 10, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development ASH 19, Cancer, Takeda, lymphoma, oncology

Takeda presented at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting, 29 company-sponsored abstracts to highlight its commitment to …


Prostate Cancer ‘super responders’ could live for two more years on Keytruda

November 28, 2019
Research and Development Cancer, immunotherapy, keytruda, oncology, prostate cancer

Men with advanced prostate cancer, who have exhausted all treatment options, could use the immunotherapy Keytruda (pembrolizumab) to live for …

FDA approves AstraZeneca’s Calquence in chronic lymphoma

November 25, 2019
Sales and Marketing Astrazenaca, Calquence, FDA, Health Canada, leukaemia, oncology

The FDA has approved AstraZeneca’s BTK inhibitor Calquence (acalabrutinib) in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic …


Amgen drops $2.7bn to acquire stake in Chinese biotech in bid to expand in the region

November 1, 2019
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Amgen, BeiGene, Cancer, China, deal, oncology, pharma

Amgen has signed an agreement with Chinese biotech BeiGene to acquire a 20.5% stake in the latter, in a bid …


Breaking through limits in lung cancer: Introducing The Lung Ambition Alliance

September 16, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, Cancer, Lung Ambition Alliance, lung cancer, oncology, pharma

Patrick Connor, VP and Global Franchise Head, Tumor Drivers and Resistance Mechanisms, at AstraZeneca, discusses his company’s role in the …

Roche’s cancer drug Rozlytrek scores double approval from FDA

August 16, 2019
Medical Communications Cancer, Roche, Rozlytrek, lung cancer, oncology

The FDA has approved Roche’s Rozlytrek (entrectinib) as a treatment for adults with ROS1-positive, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). …


MSD teams up with Harvard University to discover novel immune system pathways to fight cancer

August 13, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Cancer, Harvard, MSD, Merck, immuno-oncology, oncology, pharma

A new partnership between MSD and Harvard University hopes to combine the expertise of both parties to carve a path …

MS drug boosts effectiveness of cancer therapy in treating glioblastoma, study shows

August 9, 2019
Medical Communications MS, brain cancer, glioblastoma, oncology, pharma

The multiple sclerosis (MS) drug teriflunomide boosts the effectiveness of cancer drugs in treating glioblastoma, according to researchers from UC, …


AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso improves overall survival in lung cancer in Phase 3 trial

August 9, 2019
Medical Communications AstraZeneca, Cancer, Tagrisso, lung cancer, oncology, pharma

AstraZeneca has said its cancer drug Tagrisso significantly improved overall survival in a Phase 3 study of patients with lung …

Roche’s Tecentriq meets primary endpoint in Phase 3 bladder cancer trial

August 5, 2019
Sales and Marketing Cancer, Roche, bladder cancer, immunotherapy, oncology, tecentriq

Roche has said its immunotherapy drug Tecentriq (Atezolizumab), when used in combination with platinum-based chemotherapy, significantly reduced the risk of …

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