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Will Genentech's Cotellic Survive Alternative Pricing Demands?

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Genentech Inc.'s and Exelixis Inc.'s Cotellic (cobimetinib), a MEK inhibitor, made it across the FDA's finish line on Nov. 10, but now the firms must confront the ultimate test of the drug's success – selling it, which is increasingly becoming more difficult in a climate where payers are becoming more and more demanding about using alternative pricing arrangements.

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