Health Care Sector Update for 09/13/2017: IOVA

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Top Health-care stocks:

JNJ: +0.1%

PFE: -0.6%

ABT: flat

MRK: flat

AMGN: -0.6%

Health-care shares were mixed in pre-market trade Wednesday.

In health-care stocks news, Iovance Biotherapeutics ( IOVA ) said Wednesday it has received approval in the Netherlands for a phase 2 trial of its drug LN-145 for the treatment of patients with recurrent, metastatic or persistent cervical carcinoma.

Shares in the company were unchanged at $7.25 in early trade. The stock has traded between $4.45 and $8.61 over the past 52 weeks.

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