Global Blood Therapeutics' Oxbryta Approved Broadly For Sickle Cell Disease
Oxbryta is the second new drug for sickle cell disease approved in just over one week, but it was approved with a broad label for sickle cell disease while Novartis' Adakveo was approved for pain crises.
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