Dec 6, 2018

Multibillion-dollar lung cancer drug Rova-T may go bust

AbbVie spent billions of dollars to acquire a potential cancer drug known as Rova-T, but the drug is looking more and more like a bad investment, Business Insider reports.

Details: AbbVie has stopped enrolling new patients in a Phase 3 clinical trial for Rova-T, which an outside monitoring committee had recommended. The drug was intended to treat advanced lung cancer. But in the clinical trial, patients taking Rova-T were dying sooner than patients treated with standard chemotherapy, per BI.

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