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The Blockcluster Model: An Alternate Path To Profitability

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As blockbuster pipelines dwindle, some large manufacturers see building portfolios of drugs for narrow, related clusters of indications as significant market opportunities. Companies such as GSK, Genzyme, Novartis and Pfizer are finding success with assets that truly address an unmet need and have the potential to be reimbursed at a premium price. However, in many cases, the development and commercialization of narrow-indication drugs are not easy tasks.

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