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AZ Bets Big On ADCs As It Inks Second, $6bn Deal With Daiichi

$1bn Upfront To Secure New Asset

Executive Summary

Following their original March 2019 tie-up for an oncology antibody-drug conjugate, Daiichi Sankyo and AstraZeneca have entered into a new global deal worth up to $6bn for a second novel asset from the Japanese firm, with potential in breast, lung and other cancers.

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