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FDA Approves Avastin for Continued Cancer Treatment

The FDA on Wednesday approved the use of Roche's Avastin drug with new chemotherapy treatments in patients whose cancer did not improve with its first use. More 

Novartis Chairman Steps Down, Shares Jump

Daniel Vasella announced that he is stepping down as chairman of Novartis and will be replaced by Bayer executive Joerg Reinhardt. More 

Flu Season: Where Investors Can Find Relief

This year's flu looks particularly troublesome, but that's good new for the many companies that benefit from flu sufferers' ills. Here's a look at some of them. More 

Biotech Movers: A Tough Week All Around

Amarin Corp. slides on dashed buyout hopes, while Sarepta, Galena and others also faced serious setbacks. More 

Medical Journal Demands Proof That Tamiflu Works

A British journal, BMJ, is challenging the belief that the popular flu drug, Tamiflu, is any help at all against the yearly threat. More 

Who Has the Best Pharma Pipeline?

A look through Big Pharma's drug pipelines shows a lot of promise across several companies, but one firm stands out as having big-time revenue growth potential. More 

AstraZeneca Steals New CEO From Roche

AstraZeneca has named Pascal Soriot, the chief operating officer of Roche's pharmceutical business, as its new CEO, replacing David Brennan, who left in June. More