Immunomedics reports promising early-stage data from cancer drug study

Immunomedics, Inc said on Friday its treatment, Trodelvy, helped partially reduce tumor size in an early-stage study testing it in brain cancer patients. [nGNX1cF6d7]

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Immunomedics, Inc IMMU.O said on Friday its treatment, Trodelvy, helped partially reduce tumor size in an early-stage study testing it in brain cancer patients.

On Sunday, Gilead Sciences inc GILD.O said it would buy Immunomedics for $21 billion.

(Reporting by Manas Mishra in Bengaluru)

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