GSK expects to launch five cancer drugs by 2010

GlaxoSmithKline expects to launch five new cancer drugs within the next three years, the firm announced. GSK faces competition from Merck to produce the first lung cancer vaccine, but expects to be marketing Cervarix for cervical cancer; Pazopanib for renal cancer; Promacta to reduce bleeding and help cancer patients build up their platelet count; Rezonic for chemotherapy nausea; and Ofatumumab, an antibody to treat leukemia by 2010.

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