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Janssen had better Darzalex sales than expected in Q1

Outside the US, Darzalex sales are going so well that they are close to overtaking US sales for Q1. In total, sales amounted to USD 1.37, from which Genmab receives royalties.

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US pharmaceutical company Jansssen holds the rights for Darzalex, which was developed by Danish biotech firm Genmab and has had significantly better sales than expected in this year's first quarter.

While analysts had forecast that Darzalex would sell for around USD 1.25bn, Janssen has fetched USD 1.37bn from this cancer drug, which is around 46 percent more than the same quarter in 2020.

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