Gilead scores new FDA approval for drug obtained in billion-dollar purchase

Gilead Sciences has got a green light from the US Food and Drug Administration to use the drug Trodelvy for treating metastatic urothelial cancer. This is the second approval in a short time, as Trodelvy was recently approved for treating breast cancer.

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US company Gilead Sciences is still profiting off the fact that it purchased biotech company Immunomedics for USD 21bn last year, and through this deal, it acquired the drug Trodelvy.

Earlier this month, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave its thumbs-up for Gilead to market Trodelvy as a treatment for patients suffering from the aggressive type of breast cancer that is known as metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC)

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