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Daiichi Sankyo to earn up to $7bn in AstraZeneca cancer drug deal

Japanese pharmaceutical receives testing and marketing muscle from global partner

TOKYO -- Daiichi Sankyo has entered into an agreement with AstraZeneca to cooperate in clinical trials and commercialization of a new anti-cancer drug that Daiichi Sankyo is developing, the Japanese pharmaceutical announced on Friday.

Through the deal, AstraZeneca will pay Daiichi Sankyo up to $6.9 billion.

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