Data released at the European Society of Medical Oncology meeting over the weekend showed much progress in fighting a number of cancers. Here's what investors need to know.
A breast cancer drug from Roche known as Perjeta helped patients live nearly 16 months longer compared with Herceptin and chemotherapy alone. CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides insight to the data.
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Language used to describe a recent acquisition, suggests to Jim Cramer there could be many more deals coming in this sector.
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Stocks rose on Monday as investors welcomed M&A and looked to the European Central Bank for further monetary easing moves.
European shares closed higher on Monday following a key speech by Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank.
Roche's deal for InterMune is one of the few this year that returns to the traditional model of big pharma buying smaller biotech.
U.S. stock-index futures rose on Monday, following European shares higher, as traders digested comments by the Fed's Yellen and the ECB's Draghi.
Roche is buying biotech company InterMune for $74 per share, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.
Surani Fernando, EMEA deputy editor at Biopharm Insight, says she was "surprised" at the value of Roche's $8.3 billion purchase of Intermune.
Biotech firm Roche announced plans Sunday to buy InterMune for $8.3 billion on a fully diluted basis in an all-cash transaction.
Asian equities traded mixed on Monday as a cautious sentiment set in after fresh conflict in Ukraine at the weekend.
Chugai shares rose 21 percent following a media report that Roche Holding AG is in talks to buy the almost 40 percent stake in the Japanese firm.
Milind Sabnis, Associate Director for Healthcare Practice at Frost & Sullivan, discusses news that Roche is looking to acquire Japanese drug giant Chugai Pharmaceutical for about $10 billion.
U.S. stocks ended the week mixed after news of fresh conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
Terminally ill patients are increasingly seeking access experimental drugs outside clinical trials, but drug companies often decline these requests. A look at why.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Eylea for the treatment of diabetic macular edema.
European shares closed higher on Thursday, after a business activity index showed the euro zone rebounded in July.