Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. said its experimental brivanib drug for liver cancer didn’t improve patient survival better than a placebo.
Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. increased the most in nine months after its Nexavar treatment for advanced liver cancer outperformed a potential competitor from Pfizer Inc. in trials.
Bayer AG ’s Nexavar treatment for advanced liver cancer will be tested against a radiotherapy made by Sirtex Medical Ltd. in a final-stage study of patients in the Asia-Pacific region.
A radiation treatment that attacks cancer in the liver from the inside is putting Sirtex Medical Ltd. back into the takeover spotlight.
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