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VCs Piling Into Oncology, Chasing Pharma Deals

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Oncology continues to dominate the therapeutic focus of VC investors. Here we take a look at the 181 private biotechnology companies funded so far this year to determine which therapeutic areas are hot.

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