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  1. What’s the difference between a brand name and a generic medicine?

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    When a new medicine gets approved for use and for sale in a specific region, it’s usually given a brand name by the pharmaceutical company who discovered or developed it.

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  2. Preapproval vs unapproved or elsewhere approved medicines

    ‘Unapproved medicines’, ‘compassionate use’, ‘early access drugs’..

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  4. Ovarian cancer

    A personalised vaccine which boosts a patient’s own immune system has nearly doubled the number of women surviving ovarian cancer by two years.

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  5. Lung cancer

    Following an earlier negative decision, NICE is now recommending NHS use of Roche’s immunotherapy Tecentriq for lung cancer.

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  6. Ovarian cancer

    Rubraca (rucaparib), already approved as a treatment for BRCA positive ovarian cancer, has been approved as a maintenance therapy for ovarian cancer regardless of BRCA mutation. 
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  7. Leukemia

    The FDA approves Blincyto (blinatumomab) for patients with B-cell ALL, who are in remission but still have minimal residual disease.
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  8. Pediatric leukemia

    FDA approves Tasigna (nilotinib) for certain pediatric patients with Ph+ CML in chronic phase.
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  9. Diabetic retinopathy

    FDA approves Genentech’s Lucentis (ranibizumab injection) syringe for diabetic macular edema and diabetic retinopathy.

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  10. Lymphoma

    FDA expands approval of Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) for first-line treatment of Stage III or IV classical Hodgkin lymphoma in combination with chemotherapy.
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