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Dainippon Buys Boston Biomedical To Build On Cancer Strategy

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Japanese pharma Dainippon will gain two clinical-stage novel drugs targeting cancer stem cells and a drug-discovery platform with the acquisition of Boston Biomedical for $200 million upfront and substantial milestones.

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