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For the Moment, Pharmion Helps Burnish Biotech's Image

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Biotech's unique volatility and the intuition that risk will be rewarded when science and business manage to click for the benefit of patients are also powerful incentives--including for drugs that fall under Pharma's radar. That dynamic seems to be playing out for the moment for Pharmion--the rare standout in the score of recent biopharm IPOs--as it prepares to roll out its recently approved drug, Vidaza.

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