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Pharmaceutical giant GSK has announced a major acquisition of the biotech company Tesaro to help bolster its oncology pipeline. more

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Oncology company ADC Bio has secured £2.5 million of additional funding to help it achieve business targets, the company has announced. more

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Here we count down the top five tweets from @EPM_magazine that have gained the most impressions this week, taken from Twitter analytics. more

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Contract research organisation (CRO) for non-clinical research, Citoxlab, has signed an investment and partnership deal with Experimental Pharmacology and Oncology Berlin-Buch (EPO). more

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The recent approval of AstraZeneca/Merck’s Lynparza reflects the accelerating pace of Chinese drug approvals under the country’s new policy regime, according to data and analytics company, GlobalData. more

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A subsidiary of WuXi AppTec, STA Pharmaceutical, has announced a strategic partnership with biopharmaceutical company, Antengene, for the CMC development and manufacturing of innovative oncology drugs. more

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Tech start-up based in Cambridge, Repositive, has introduced new features to its Cancer Models Platform, in response to feedback from the growing user base, which it will present during the Tumor Models Conference in Boston, Massachusetts more

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A new company that focuses on the development of oncology medicines in Asia, AUM Biosciences (AUM), has officially launched with millions in Singapore dollars of seed funding. more

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Artelo Biosciences, a biopharmaceutical company, has entered into a global research and development partnership with India-based integrated discovery-development service provider, Syngene, and UK-based specialist CRO, Aptus Clinical. more

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GlobalData has stated that according to its latest research immune-based gene therapy candidates should prevail in oncology, however, this novel approach is unchartered territory in oncology and will require new regulatory guidelines more

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IONTAS, a company focused on the discovery and optimisation of fully human antibodies, has signed a collaboration agreement with Korean-based LG Chem to identify therapeutic oncology leads. more

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Ovarian cancer patients are losing out as funding and attention is focused on more prominent women’s diseases, says Australian oncology researcher, Dr Jim Coward, on World Ovarian Cancer Day (8 May). more

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Swiss-based healthcare company, Novartis, has revealed that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its CAR-T therapy, Kymriah, for its second distinct indication. more

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Company focused on the discovery and optimisation of fully human antibodies, IONTAS, and a private biopharmaceutical company, aTen Therapeutics, have announced a collaboration for the discovery of therapeutic oncology leads. more

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Global drug discovery and development services company, Crown Bioscience, has been selected as a strategic partner by Phanes Therapeutics to accelerate the discovery and development of novel oncology agents. more

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Roche has revealed it will acquire healthcare technology and services company, Flatiron Health, in an agreement that will see the companies leverage their respective expertise to advance industry-wide development and delivery of oncology medicines. more

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Two CE-marked IVD liquid biopsy tests have been launched by molecular diagnostics company, Biocartis Group. — the Idylla ctKRAS Mutation Test and the Idylla ctNRAS-BRAF Mutation Test. more

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Russian biotechnology company, BIOCAD, has revealed plans to enter the European market with oncological and autoimmune medicines. more

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A retrospective cohort study has found no conclusive evidence that most oncology treatments approved for use by the EMA offered survival or quality of life benefits to patients, giving rise to calls for an increase in the evidence bar. more

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An integrated oncology platform from Crown Bioscience has helped to advance the preclinical development of a HERA-GITRL immunotherapy from Apogenix for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and head and neck cancer. more

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