Pharma Business Line

Two-thirds of Congress cashed drug campaign check in 2020

STAT’s tool allows users to view PAC spending for individual pharmaceutical companies, geographically mapped by each company’s US headquarters, as shown on its website. WASHINGTON – Seventy-two senators and 302 members of the House of Representatives cashed a check from the pharmaceutical industry ahead of the 2020 election – representing …

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ASCO: AstraZeneca details Calquence’s heart safety advantage over Imbruvica as the two prepare for BeiGene rival Brukinsa

Without any benefit in terms of effectiveness, AstraZeneca aims to deflect doctors from Imbruvica, the market leader of AbbVie and Johnson & Johnson, by touting a better safety profile for its rival, the BTK inhibitor, Calquence. In a controlled clinical trial for previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), a significantly …

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