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> Bristol-Myers Squibb has returned the rights to vinflunine to Pierre Fabre. The therapy was studied as a treatment for bladder cancer. Release

> Belgium's OncoMethylome Sciences has forged a pact with GlaxoSmithKline to develop DNA methylation biomarkers for use in developing personalized cancer therapies. Release

> Shares of Celgene got a bounce this morning after a Banc of America analyst give a thumb's up to the company's expanded line-up of cancer therapies with its acquisition of Pharmion. Katherine Kim concludes that Revlimid can earn $3.5 billion a year. Report

> Sanofi Pasteur says it's spending about $104 million on a Chinese manufacturing plant in hopes of launching flu shots locally by 2012. Report

> A new regulatory report gives us a peek at the recall of Roche's HIV remedy Viracept--and it's not a pretty picture. Report

> The FDA also plans to review Roche's Tamiflu and GlaxoSmithKline's Relenza at its advisory committee confab Nov. 27-28. At issue: the anti-influenza drugs' potential neurological side effects in kids. Report

The FDA is taking a second look at the safety of three asthma drugs used in kids: GlaxoSmithKline's Serevent and Advair, and Novartis' Foradil. Report

> QRxPharma has begun treating patients as part of the Phase III development program for its lead product candidate Q8003IR, an immediate release dual-opioid pain therapy. Release

> An M.D. and former speaker-on-behalf-of-a-drug tells his story in the New York Times Magazine, and it's an illuminating, behind-the-scenes look at how Dr. Daniel Carlat (photo) became Dr. Drug Rep.

And Finally… In a major study, transcranial magnetic stimulation proved effective in treating major depression. Report

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