AstraZeneca plans to advance its three cancer drug candidates into Phase III trials. Set to advance are moxetumomab pasudotox for patients with hairy cell leukemia, selumetinib for patients with KRAS-positive nonsmall-cell lung cancer, and olaparib for patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed ovarian cancer. The firm also plans to double the number of drugs in its late-stage pipeline and submit three regulatory applications by 2016.

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