For Roche Immuno-Oncology, It’s Steady As She Goes
Roche’s oncology R&D juggernaut gains momentum with surge of combination trials around cancer immunotherapy, illustrated in an animated chart. But the company is keeping its focus on systematically building a base of randomized clinical data to back up efficacy signals for PD-L1 inhibitor Tecentriq
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