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US legal appeal rejected in win for Novo Nordisk

A US court has rejected an appeal attempting to overturn a ruling that Novo Nordisk’s type 2 diabetes drug, Victoza, does not cause cancer.

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The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals voted unanimously on Monday to reject an attempt to reopen a legal case against Novo Nordisk, reports Reuters. The case concerned its type 2 diabetes drug Victoza, which the plaintiff claimed could cause pancreatic cancer.

The original court case ended in a ruling in Novo Nordisk’s favor in March 2021.

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