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AstraZeneca, Merck's Lynparza plows ahead in ovarian cancer with $1B-plus approval, phase 3 data

The year may be winding down, but AstraZeneca and Merck’s Lynparza sure isn’t. It picked up a blockbuster new approval late Wednesday and followed up the act by posting positive phase 3 data Thursday morning. U.S. regulators green-lighted the fast-growing PARP inhibitor in BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer patients who’ve responded partially or completely to an initial… Read More »

Patient data possibly compromised in Ramsey County breach

The information services department of Ramsey County Social Services identified a cyberattack against its systems that may have jeopardized patient information. The agency, based in St. Paul, Minn., on August 9 became aware of the incident. Attackers sought control of email accounts of about 28 employees in the social services department and other departments, trying… Read More »