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  • Pfizer to test Xalkori lung cancer drug with Merck immunotherapy

    (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said Tuesday it will test its Xalkori lung cancer drug with Merck & Co's experimental immunotherapy pembrolizumab, in hopes the combination will improve the outcomes for patients taking the approved Pfizer therapy.
  • Google's health firm Calico announces massive investment in treatments for the elderly

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. In its first major step since its formation last year, Google's life-science spin-off on Wednesday announced a partnership with drug-giant AbbVie to build a "world-class research and development" facility in the Bay Area and spend up...

    U.S. approves Merck immune-stimulating drug for melanoma

    (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the use of Merck & Co Inc's immuno-oncology drug Keytruda, also known as pembrolizumab, as a treatment for patients with advanced melanoma who are no longer responding to other therapies. The decision...

    Melanoma drug described as breakthrough gets FDA nod

    The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday gave its speedy approval to a treatment for melanoma that was found to shrink tumors by more than 30% in more than a third of patients with advanced cases of the deadly skin cancer. The FDA designated the...

    'Plantibodies' drugs advance as big pharma stands aside

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Biotech drug production techniques based on plants, which may prove to be faster, higher yielding and cheaper than current methods using mammalian cells, haven't caught on with the biggest pharmaceutical companies. The leading...