Cancer, Neurology Drugs Lead 2020 Pharma Pipeline

In its quarterly drug pipeline trends report, OptumRx projected that 2020 will see large numbers of drug approvals for oncology drugs and identified 11 drugs with the potential to be blockbusters in the United States.

OptumRx, which is owned by UnitedHealth Group, sorted the drugs likely to be approved this year into 17 treatment categories. Cancer-treating drugs were by far the most prevalent, with 44 likely approvals. Neurology followed with 29.

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Peter Johnson

Peter has been a reporter for nearly a decade. Before joining AIS Health, Peter covered a wide variety of topics in his hometown of Seattle, where he continues to live. Peter’s work has appeared in publications including The Atlantic and The Stranger. Peter attended Colby College.

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