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Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- BioCancell Therapeutics Inc. had its biggest two-day gain in three months after it began a Phase IIB trial for its pancreatic-cancer treatment that was fast-tracked by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The shares rose 4.9 percent to 1.531 shekels at the 4:30 p.m. close in Tel Aviv, taking its two-day advance to 12 percent, the most since July 10.
--Editors: Shanthy Nambiar, Peter Branton
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