Dendreon Corporation CEO: "This is My Last Stop"

Published: Apr 17, 2012

Dendreon was run its entire 20-year history by people trained in science and medicine, and the big achievement was FDA approval of the first treatment to stimulate the immune system to fight cancer cells like a virus. But it stumbled in the early days of marketing its prostate cancer drug, so Dendreon did what many biotech companies do next: It brought in someone with commercial experience to run the show, and shake things up.

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