This article has been updated with a statement from the FDA and to clarify that MolecularMD withdrew its PMA for the T315I companion test after the FDA deemed it not necessary to support Iclusig's administration. Originally published Nov. 1.

Due to serious safety concerns, Ariad Pharmaceuticals has decided to temporarily stop selling its leukemia drug Iclusig (ponatinib) upon the request of the US Food and Drug Administration.

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