Clinical Updates

Merck files Keytruda for lung cancer, eyes first-line niche

Merck files Keytruda for lung cancer, eyes first-line niche

Genetic protein PD-L1 could have potential as a biomarker for a first-line treatment.

Practice Fusion partners with AstraZeneca

Physicians will be notified when patient care is not meeting national guidelines for COPD and asthma.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, March 16

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, March 16

New data suggest Amgen's PCSK9 may reduce risks of heart attacks, Salix bidding is war too rich for Endo's blood, Actavis bipolar drug use is expanded to 10- to 17-year-olds.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, March 9

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Monday, March 9

Novartis CEO says cost cutting is looming; Novo Nordisk presents new Saxenda weight-loss data; FDA approves Astellas Pharma's antifungal drug.

Eisai and Merck make cancer research pact

The drugmakers will explore combinations of Merck's Keytruda and Eisai's Lenvima and Halaven to treat certain cancers.

PCORI explains how it will release comparative-effectiveness findings

PCORI explains how it will release comparative-effectiveness findings

The organization plans to publish a scientific and a lay abstract detailing study findings

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, February 6

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, February 6

Genentech Parkinson med encounters preliminary safety issues; Cigna gives Gilead's Harvoni preferred status over AbbVie's Viekira Pak; Valeant proposes $400 million bid to buy bankrupt Dendreon.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, February 4

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, February 4

One in three adults would rather not take a pill and have a shorter life span; Pfizer's next-gen breast-cancer drug nabs an early approval; Amgen's Humira biosimilar demonstrates clinical equivalence.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, January 14

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, January 14

Pharma ad budgets are growing, says IPG; Medical device tax debate rages on; Pfizer has PCSK9 pill in the works.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, January 13

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Tuesday, January 13

Prime Therapeutics gives Gilead's Harvoni and AbbVie's Viekira Pak preferred formulary status; Novartis and Qualcomm team up for new investment firm; UK cost watchdog axes cancer drug coverage.

 

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