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Novartis multiple myeloma drug Farydak OK'd; black box imposed

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The FDA has given Novartis the green light to market Farydak (panobinostat), a potent pan-deacetylase inhibitor, as a treatment for multiple myeloma, a disease that affects about 21,700 Americans each year, killing 10,710.

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