Sanofi/Genzyme Primed Patient Community For Campath’s Removal From Commercial Distribution
As Sanofi/Genzyme plans to take leukemia drug Campath out of the commercial market in the U.S. and Europe so it will not undercut sales of the same compound in a different indication, patient advocates are confident that a patient-access system will continue providing the drug to those who need it.
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