Copenhagen, Denmark-based Genmab A/S raised $506 million with an initial public offering (IPO), with the company trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol GMAB.

AstraZeneca announced detailed results from the interim analysis of the Phase III ASCEND trial at the European Hematology Association Annual Congress in Amsterdam, showing Calquence (acalabrutinib) significantly prolonged the time patients lived without disease progression in relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

AstraZeneca Plc’s blood cancer drug Calquence met the main goal of a final-stage study.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a treatment using Venclexta plus Gazyva for people with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

AstraZeneca’s Calquence (acalabrutinib) hit the mark in a Phase III trial of previously treated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration placed a partial clinical hold on all trials of AbbVie’s Venclexta for multiple myeloma, after a review of data found a higher proportion of deaths in the cancer drug arm of the late-stage study.

FDA approved Imbruvica combined with Gazyva for adult patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma.

AbbVie Inc.’s blockbuster cancer treatment Imbruvica in combination with chemotherapy agents failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study of patients with a form of pancreatic cancer.

South San Francisco-based Genentech filed with the State of California, indicating that the Roche company planned to cut 83 jobs.

Johnson and Johnson said a combination therapy containing the company’s blockbuster cancer drug Imbruvica significantly improved survival in blood cancer patients, compared with drugs currently used as the standard of care.