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And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. Our agenda has one key item — indulging Mrs. Pharmalot, who marks an important notch on the calendar. Otherwise, we plan to keep things simple by reading and snoozing, when possible. And what about you? You could go on a treasure hunt and visit garage sales. Perhaps your garden needs tending. Or you could take the opportunity to try something completely different. Well, whatever you do, have a grand time. But be safe. Oh, and one more thing — if this applies, remember to call mom …

AstraZeneca says that a trial of its Imfinzi immunotherapy drug lowered the risk of stage 3 lung cancer from worsening or causing death, Reuters reports. The results, which lifted AstraZeneca stock Friday morning, give the company a needed boost in the heated immunotherapy field as analysts noted there is a gap in the market for such a treatment. The drug was tested on patients who had not responded to conventional chemotherapy.

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