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Trump pushes drugmakers for lower prices, more U.S. production

1 year, 8 months ago
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES: U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday met with top executives from some of the biggest drugmakers, calling on them to boost U.S. production and lower prices, while he also promised to speed up approval times for new…

Novartis study shows skin cancer combo also works on lungs

2 years, 4 months ago
CHICAGO: A Novartis trial of two drugs against an aggressive lung cancer bodes well for broadening their use beyond melanoma, the Swiss drugmaker told the American Society of Clinical Oncology's conference in Chicago on Tuesday. Novartis's…

Facing rival drugs, Novartis gets win with Afinitor in Europe

2 years, 4 months ago
LONDON: Efforts by Novartis to defend its blockbuster cancer drug Afinitor against competitors got a boost on Thursday from European regulators, who approved it for use on certain types of advanced gastrointestinal and lung neuroendocrine…