ESMO News: Pancreatic Cancer

Today, Fool.com health-care analysts Brenton Flynn and David Williamson discuss the ESMO conference in Austria and the focus on an underserved market at the moment -- pancreatic cancer. 

Brenton looks at Threshold Pharmaceuticals, which has some potential offerings in this space but still saw shares dive today. He believes this is more related to Celgene's related drug, which has received outsized investor optimism of late. Therefore, Threshold's drop is probably more the product of buzz about a rival that material weakness in the company itself.

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Brenton Flynn, Dave Williamson, and The Motley Fool have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


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