Contribute Try STAT+ Today

CHICAGO – For José Baselga, who took over cancer research and development at AstraZeneca after leaving a top job at Memorial Sloan Kettering under a cloud, new data the company is presenting Sunday morning about using its drug Lynparza in pancreatic cancer are a vindication.

“It’s unbelievable,” said Baselga. “It validates the principle we have been fighting for all these years: that even in the most difficult disease, even the disease where you think you’re not going to win, if you find the genetic vulnerability, if you find that, then those giants, they crumble.”

Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free!


What is it?

STAT+ is STAT's premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond.

What's included?

  • Daily reporting and analysis
  • The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters
  • Subscriber-only newsletters
  • Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day
  • STAT+ Conversations
  • Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations
  • Exclusive industry events
  • Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country
  • The best reporters in the industry
  • The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry
  • And much more
  • Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr.

Comments are closed.

Your daily dose of news in health and medicine

Privacy Policy