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Pharmacyclics’ Ibrutinib Scoops Another FDA Breakthrough Designation, And Pfizer Joins The Club

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Pharmacyclics and partner J&J announce a third breakthrough therapy designation from FDA for ibrutinib for hard-to-treat CLL patients with the 17p deletion. Also, NIH investigators report positive Phase II data confirming single-agent activity at the AACR meeting in Washington, D.C.

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