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Health Care Sector Update for 02/12/2018: JNJ, PFE, ABT, MRK, AMGN, AXON, ZIOP, FOLD, PTN, AVEO, ROG.VX

Top Health care stocks:

JNJ: +1.1%

PFE: flat

ABT: +1.2%

MRK: +0.8

AMGN: +1.3

Health care shares were higher ahead of the bell on Monday.

Expected movers:

- Axovant Sciences ( AXON ): CEO, COO Resign

- Ziopharm Oncology ( ZIOP ): presents very rapid production of CAR T cells for cancer therapy

- Amicus Therapeutics ( FOLD ): granted FDA priority review for Fabry disease treatment

- Palatin Technologies ( PTN ): gains on Q2 results

- AVEO ( AVEO ): Fotivda recommended as renal cancer treatment in UK, triggering $2 million milestone

News from overseas:

- Roche Holding AG (ROG.VX): phase 2 clinical trial, BOULEVARD, meets primary endpoint

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