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Biocon Launches U.S. Breast Cancer Drug Abraxane in India

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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India's Biocon began marketing Abraxane (paclitaxel) in the country for treating breast cancer. Biocon licensed the drug last year from Abraxis BioSciences of the United States. The drug already is approved in 35 countries, but Biocon seeks to feed a growing need for the drug in India. The licensing agreement also covers more than 10 other countries in Asia where regulatory approval is sought, including Pakistan and Sri Lanka. (Click here for more

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