Bloomberg News: The Drug Pipeline Flows Again

Bloomberg News: The Drug Pipeline Flows Again

For decades, victims of advanced melanoma had few treatment options. Most died within a year from the virulent skin cancer. Now a new generation of biotech treatments—targeting proteins that allow cancer to evade the body’s own defenses—is poised to change that. One new drug, Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivo, boosted one-year survival rates in trials to 73 percent from 42 percent for standard chemotherapy.

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