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We’ll get you caught up on all the news you missed at the year’s biggest healthcare investor conference

Among the highlights: an $8 billion deal (and more to come?), a promising depression drug, and a strategy deep dive from a healthcare giant.
Eli Lilly announced early Monday that it plans to buy the biotech Loxo Oncology for about $8 billion.

Pharma giant Eli Lilly just made an $8 billion bet on a cutting-edge scientific approach that uses DNA to treat cancer

Eli Lilly's $8 billion acquisition of the biotech company Loxo Oncology is a notably large deal, but it's open to additional ones, its CEO said.
A tray containing cancer cells sits on an optical microscope in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL's School of Pharmacy in London.

The FDA just approved a drug that targets cancers based on DNA, rather than where the tumor is in your body

The FDA just approved a new cancer treatment in an unconventional way: not by tumor type, but rather by the genetic mutation the drug targets.

A drugmaker that’s taking an unconventional approach to cancer drugs just got a $1.5 billion endorsement

Loxo Oncology is building drugs that act on cancerous genetic mutations rather than the type of cancer a person has.