NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US Food and Drug Administration said today that it has approved a drug developed by Agios Pharmaceuticals for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia with IDH1 mutations, as well as companion diagnostic test developed by Abbott Laboratories.

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