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The FDA just approved a new cancer drug that’s part of a groundbreaking approach to tackling the disease (AGIO)





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  • The FDA just approved a new drug to treat a form of blood cancer.
  • It’s the second approval in about a decade for Agios Pharmaceuticals, a company that got its start in 2008.
  • The company makes drugs that essentially try to repair cancer cells so they can grow old.

The FDA just approved a new drug to treat a form of blood cancer.

The drug, Tibsovo, is used to treat acute myeloid leukemia and is made by Agios Pharmaceuticals. It’s the second approval for the company, whose first drug, Idhifa is also used to treat AML with particular genetic mutations.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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