Specialty Pharmacy News

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Diplomat to dispense Zejula

The drug is a once-daily oral maintenance treatment indicated to treat women with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer.

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Diplomat appoints new CFO

Atul Kavthekar has more than 20 years of experience in finance, most recently serving as CFO at e-retailer LivingSocial from June 2015 to December 2016. 

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Fred’s initiatives pay off in 2016 fiscal Q4

Retailer seeing bottom-line improvement driven by sequential growth in retail pharmacy adjusted script comps, sequential progress in sales trends in its specialty pharmacy business, front store margin expansion and strong holiday seasonal category sales, said CEO Mike Bloom.

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FDA approves AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso

The 80mg once-daily tablets are intended for the treatment of patients with metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor T790M mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer.