FDA Approves AstraZeneca's Ovarian Cancer Treatment Lynparza Tablets

AstraZeneca PLC (AZN.LN) and Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) on Friday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new tablet form of the ovarian cancer treatment Lynparza.

The two drug companies are collaborating on developing and marketing Lynparza, which was initially developed by AstraZeneca.

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August 18, 2017 02:34 ET (06:34 GMT)