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Novel Amgen virus-vaccine shrinks melanoma tumors

Shares of drugmaker Amgen Inc. are rising on news its innovative melanoma drug, which uses a virus as a Trojan horse to infiltrate and destroy tumors, shrank far more tumors than a standard treatment in a late-stage test.

Mar 20, 2013
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Amgen 4Q profit drops 16 pct. on higher spending

Drugmaker Amgen Inc. on Wednesday posted a 16 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit, as higher costs for production, marketing, research and other items offset higher sales for many of its biologic medicines. The results ...

Jan 23, 2013
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Amgen buying deCODE Genetics for $415 million

Biotech pioneer Amgen Inc., in a bid for a big edge in using people's genetic information to find better ways to attack diseases, is buying human genetics research and analytics leader deCODE Genetics for $415 million.

Dec 10, 2012
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FDA recommends lower doses of anemia drugs

(AP) -- Food and Drug Administration officials say doctors should use lower doses of anemia drugs when treating patients with failing kidneys due to the increased risk of stroke, blood clots and death.

Jun 24, 2011
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