Industry news

  1. Erleada (apalutamide) gets positive opinion from the EMA

    New medicine shows statistically significant improvements for prostate cancer patients.

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  2. Truxima (rituximab) gains FDA approval as the first biosimilar for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    A new biosimilar, Truxima (rituximab), shows comparable results to the reference medicine, Rituxan (rituximab), and takes FDA one step further toward expanding patient access to medicines.

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  3. Vyndaqel (tafamidis) prolongs life of FAP patients

    Positive news for patients with early-stage FAP; results from a Portuguese study show that a liver transplant or Vyndaqel may extend survivability.

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  4. A new gene therapy on the horizon for SMA

    Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xxxx) to receive priority review by FDA as a one-time treatment of type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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  5. Alunbrig (brigatinib) approved in Europe for another type of lung cancer

    The European Commission has approved Alunbrig (brigatinib) for the treatment of a specific type of lung cancer.

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  6. Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) helps preserve hand and arm function in PPMS

    In an exploratory study Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) slowed down loss of function in the upper extremities for patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS).

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  7. Bavencio (avelumab) misses ovarian cancer trial endpoints

    A late-stage study testing Bavencio (avelumab) has failed to meet its primary endpoints in patients with certain forms of ovarian cancer.

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  8. New method promises fewer side effects from cancer drugs

    "In short, it will help produce drugs where we can be far more confident about where modifications are being made, so that side effects can be minimized in the future"

    Fewer Side Effects

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  9. Mystery around a high-risk leukaemia solved

    "These results offer a leap in understanding about this disease that provides a genetically based framework for designing clinical trials to develop more effective treatments of MPAL," 

    High-Risk Leukaemia

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  10. What happens between availability and approval of medicines?

    TimeUnderstand why approval doesn’t necessarily mean availability and what you can do if a medicine is approved, but not available in your country.

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