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A history of blood cancer treatment

Despite being one of the most common forms of cancer, awareness of blood cancer pales in comparison to other types of the disease.


A history of Pfizer

In the next part of his series on the history of the pharmaceutical industry, Robin Walsh looks at the biggest company of them all – Pfizer. Pfizer was founded in 1849 by two recent German immigrants to the USA, Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart...

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A history of Shire

The history of one of the world's biggest speciality and rare disease pharmaceutical companies


A history of Novartis

Novartis is one of the world's top pharmaceutical companies, and along with neighbours Roche, the mainstay of Switzerland's centuries-long contribution to new medicines.