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Celgene (CELG) is in talks to buy Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) in what would be its second big deal of 2018, The Wall Street Journal reports. Should a deal come to pass, Celgene would enter the pioneering field of chimeric antigen receptor therapy, or CAR-T, providing a further boost in the market for drugs treating multiple myeloma and other blood cancers. Recently, Gilead Sciences (GILD) paid more than $10 billion for Kite Pharma and its CAR-T technology. “While we are rarely fans of high premium takeovers, this deal probably makes sense for Celgene,” writes Leerink analyst Geoff Porges.

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