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Giant Eagle vet named eRx Network CEO

Mark Doerr joins the Change Healthcare company from Giant Eagle, where he oversaw pharmacy enterprise solutions, merchandising, managed care and specialty for the company’s more than 200 pharmacies.

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FDA approves ovarian cancer drug

Tesaro’s Zejula is an oral, once-daily poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, for the maintenance treatment of women with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who are in a complete or partial response (CR or PR) to platinum-based chemotherapy.

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FDA fast-tracks Genentech’s Rituxan

Drug is intended for the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris, a painful, disfiguring and potentially fatal autoimmune disease characterized by progressive blistering of skin and/or mucous membranes.

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FDA approves Lupin generic

Tobramycin Inhalation Solution USP, 300 mg/5 ml, a generic version of Novartis Pharmaceuticals’ TOBI 300 mg/5 ml, is indicated for the management of cystic fibrosis patients with P. aeruginosa.