Sunset Begins For Roche's Herceptin As Amgen/Allergan Biosimilar Launches
Amgen and Allergan launched the first US biosimilar for Roche's Herceptin – and the Swiss pharma's Avastin – at a 15% discount to the brand-name products' list prices. Scrip's infographic reviews Herceptin's past and its future competitors.
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