Novartis said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted breakthrough therapy status to the combination of Tafinlar and Mekinist to treat patients with BRAF V600-positive stage III melanoma following surgery.

A first-in-class drug from Amgen based on a tumor-killing virus was given a green light by European regulators on Friday, paving the way for its approval within a couple of months.   The decision is a further milestone for a technology that has long fascinated scientists but has previously proved difficult to harness. The European […]