SEE MOREGerman drugmaker Merck KGaA might agree partnership deals to jointly develop two of its most promising experimental medicines with a rival as early as this year, but more likely in 2019, its drug research and development chief said on Sunday.
SEE MOREAn AstraZeneca drug that blocks a cancer cell's ability to repair its genetic code greatly reduced the risk of ovarian cancer worsening in a phase III trial, underpinning its lead against two U.S. rivals in the same class.
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SEE MOREAn immunotherapy cocktail from Roche helped slow an aggressive type of breast cancer where new treatments have proven elusive, offering positive news for the Swiss drugmaker as it chases medicines produced by its rivals.
SEE MOREAn experimental cancer drug that Novartis hopes will raise the profile of its oncology portfolio cut the risk of death or disease progression by more than a third in breast cancer patients with a hard-to-target gene mutation.
SEE MOREPeople with terminal illnesses share their experiences of talking about death.
SEE MORENHS talking therapy service is failing patients in one in seven areas of England, BBC analysis shows.
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SEE MOREThey shouldn't shy away when patients want to talk about the end of their lives, a report says.