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The campaign, “You Can Focus on the Things You’re Loving,” empowers patients by arming them with the information they need to understand the treatment options for chronic lymphocytic leukemia so they can focus on the activities that they enjoy.

The company’s blockbuster cancer asset Keytruda brought in more than $6.3 billion in the third quarter, a 17% increase from the same period last year, while bolstering its antibody-drug conjugate portfolio.

While medicines consisting of modified RNA have been decades in the making, it took the pressure of a global pandemic to push the promising technology past hurdles and onto the market. Thanks to a great deal of innovation, mRNA is now a household name and a rapidly expanding industry for the biopharma world beyond COVID-19. Over 250 potential mRNA therapies are currently being investigated in cancer, with more than 500 in other indications. 

The companies presented data from two pivotal studies of Dato-DXd, focusing on safety concerns and survival data for the investigational antibody-drug conjugate candidate in lung and breast cancer.

Early stage ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer patients treated with Roche’s Alecensa saw an “unprecedented” 76% drop in the risk of recurrence or death, the company announced.

The company said it agreed to settle another lawsuit in California alleging its discontinued heartburn drug Zantac caused cancer, as the British drugmaker sought to end costly litigation that has weighed on shares.

With the settlement of a big acquisition behind them and a strong portfolio of therapeutics that continues to expand, hopes for smooth sailing are on the horizon.

While the shooting star Lagevrio pushed Merck’s top line to nearly $60 billion in 2022, the rest of the company’s portfolio is catching up.

A New Jersey appeals court on Tuesday threw out a $223.8 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson that a jury had awarded to four plaintiffs who claimed they developed cancer from being exposed to asbestos in the company’s talc powder products.

Eli Lilly on Tuesday announced it is acquiring Point Biopharma in an effort to bolster its cancer business with the Pennsylvania-based company’s pipeline of clinical and preclinical radioligand therapies.