Xtandi Sales Disappoint Pfizer, Returning Focus To The High-Priced Deal
Xtandi sales declined 11% in the first quarter due to an increase in the use of patient assistance programs, but demand grew 13%, which management said reflects the underlying strength of the prostate cancer drug.
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