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Major Cancer Center Say No To New Cancer Med. Rationale Or Rationing?

Posted by Jim Menoutis on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 @ 03:43 PM

With all the talk of rising prices for cancer medications, the cost of healthcare and comparing the value and benefit of competing drugs, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center has decided not to use a newly approved treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer. The leading hospital says it will exclude the new colorectal cancer drug Zaltrap which is marketed by Sanofi and Regeneron, from its treatment protocol.  

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Topics: Roche, Zaltrop, treatment protocol, Sanofi, Cancer Treatment, Avastin, Regeneron, medical rationing, healthcare rationing

Merck To Relocate Its Headquarters

Posted by Jim Menoutis on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 @ 01:18 PM

Since 1992, Merck has called  Whitehouse Station, NJ home to its corporate headquarters. Now followings its merger with Schering Plough in 2009, it has decided to close and shutter the facility, relocating its headquarters and some  2,00 employees and contractors to new digs scattered around New Jersey. And the company is billing the move as a sign of its increasing corporate.

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Topics: Roche, USP, Generic Version, Merck, Merck R&D, Merck Whitehouse Station, Generics, Life science research, Merck to Move, Sanofi