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Tesaro pays $17M to team with AnaptysBio on cancer immunotherapies

Tesaro is making a move into the hot cancer immunotherapy field, paying $17 million upfront and offering milestones worth hundreds of millions more to work with AnaptysBio on a portfolio of antibodies that could be used in combination with its own pipeline drugs. And while one of the targets is PD-1, a popular subject in a field now dominated by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck, a pair of less familiar targets is also included in the package.

Tesaro's shares are routed on late-stage cancer drug data

Tesaro touted positive results for the primary endpoints laid out for the late-stage program it had underway for its top cancer drug prospect rolapitant, but investors soured on the drug after it failed to score secondary goals and drove the biotech's shares down by a hefty 22% this morning.

Tesaro pockets $91M in big financing as major cancer trials continue

With key results expected from its lead cancer program this year, the cancer drug specialist Tesaro has stocked its coffers with $91.2 million from a public stock offering.

Top 10 biotech IPOs of 2012

After taking a beating in previous years, biotech has been hot sector on Wall Street this year. The Nasdaq Biotech Index has shot up 30% this year compared with 15% growth in the broader market. And the fact that this year's total number of biotech IPOs already matches that of 2011 indicates that there could be a growing appetite for these types of investments. But there's no indication that we're on the verge of, or will ever, return to the go-go years of the 1990s when biotechs more easily went public at lofty values. Here's the full report >>

GlobeImmune's $69M IPO designed to build immunotherapy pipeline

GlobeImmune is hoping to ride the new wave of enthusiasm over immunotherapies to a successful IPO designed to raise up to $69 million.

Tesaro raises $81M in a rare IPO success story

Just two years after getting started, the experienced cancer pros at Tesaro have pulled off a successful IPO.

Tesaro insiders pledge support for $86M IPO gamble

Tesaro is betting that its management's rep and a late-stage program will help entice investors to snap up 6 million shares at $12 to $15 a share, worth an estimated $86.3 million.

Tesaro nabs a Merck cancer drug for its pipeline

The therapy fits into a new class of cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors, with potential to treat ovarian and breast cancers.

Kleiner Perkins to back early-stage biotechs with $525M fund

Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers has closed the books on a new $525 million fund. And a chunk of that treasure is earmarked for early-stage life science companies.

Tesaro promises rapid progress with cancer drugs in $86M IPO

Tesaro has put together an SEC filing that makes one essential promise to prospective investors: This company is built for speed.