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Billionaire Los Angeles Times Owner Patrick Soon-Shiong Accused Of ‘Catch-And-Kill’ Scheme—With A Cancer Drug

Patrick Soon-Shiong at the Ambrosetti International Economic in September 2018 in Como, Italy. (Photo by Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images)Getty Images Sorrento Therapeutics has accused billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong and one of his companies of acquiring a cancer drug that would have competed with the blockbuster drug he invented and later sold to Celgene, and preventing it… Read More »

Klobuchar says Obamacare was a missed chance to tackle high drug prices

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said Friday that the Obama administration missed the chance to put Big Pharma in its place when it drafted Obamacare. “I would have liked to see this be part of the Affordable Care Act,” Klobuchar said of drug pricing measures in an appearance on CNN. “But it wasn’t, in part because… Read More »

Experimental Drug Helps Women With Deadly Type of Breast Cancer

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 — An experimental drug has shown promise in extending the lives of women suffering from a particularly aggressive and deadly type of breast cancer, according to the results of a phase 2 trial. Right now, the standard treatment of chemotherapy for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer has not been… Read More »