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Saturday, January 19, 2019
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The logo of Celltrion is seen at company's headquarters in Incheon

FDA Approves First Biosimilar to Roche Cancer Drug Rituxan

(Reuters)  Celltrion Inc's Truxima on Wednesday became the first biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's $7-billion-per-year cancer drug Rituxan to be approved in the United States...
Frances Arnold of the California Institute of Technology (CalTech), a winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, poses in a laboratory

Trio Wins Chemistry Nobel for Work on Antibody Drugs, Smart Enzymes

By Daniel Dickson and Ben Hirschler STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) Two Americans and a Briton won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for harnessing the...
Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in foil strips are arranged on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana

Impatient Patients Turn to Online ‘Buyers Club’ for New Drugs

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters)  Frustrated by delays in new medicines reaching their own country, a small but growing number of patients are turning to an...
Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel

Roche’s Tecentriq, Trailing Rival Drugs, Lifts Lung Cancer Survival

By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters)  A drug cocktail with Roche's Tecentriq added two months to small-cell lung cancer patients' lives, according to a study, aiding the...
A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield

FDA Approves AstraZeneca’s Drug for Rare Form of Blood Cancer

(Reuters) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it approved AstraZeneca Plc's treatment for hairy cell leukemia, a slow-growing type of blood...
Japan's Eisai sets price tag of about $17,000 on liver cancer drug

Japan’s Eisai Sets Price Tag of About $17,000 on Liver Cancer...

By Manas Mishra (Reuters) Japan's Eisai Co Ltd said on Thursday it would price its cancer drug Lenvima at about $17,000 for a month's supply...
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