Browsing items tagged “Oncology | EVERSANA”

Deciphera’s Qinlock Approved for Fourth-Line GIST Treatment by FDA

Country: UNITED STATES | Region: NORTH AMERICA | Type: Drug Approval | Keywords: #deciphera #fda #projectorbis #qinlock #realtimeoncologyreview PRICENTRIC BRIEF: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Deciphera’s Qinlock (ripretinib) for the treatment of adult patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) who have received prior treatment with 3 or more kinase inhibitors, including imatinib (branded as “Gleevec” by Novartis in the U.S.) The New Drug Application (NDA) […]

Italy’s Oncological Association Seeks to Reduce Cost of CAR-T Cells

Country: ITALY | Region: EUROPE | Type: Policy | Keywords: #alleanzaagainstcancer #car-t #oncology PRICENTRIC BRIEF: Italy’s oncological association, Alleanza Against Cancer (ACC), is seeking to collaborate with the pharma industry in order to implement production capacities and harmonize and automate processes, thus reducing costs related to the manufacture of CAR-T cells The ACC’s statement said, “Indeed, a potential virtuous synergy between academic institutions and pharmaceutical industries […]

FDA OK’s AZ & Merck’s Lynparza Plus Bevacizumab in HRD-Positive Ovarian Cancer

Country: UNITED STATES | Region: NORTH AMERICA | Type: Drug Approval | Keywords: #astrazeneca #fda #merck PRICENTRIC BRIEF: Lynparza (olaparib) in combination with bevacizumab (branded as Avastin) was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who are in complete or partial response to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy and […]

Biosimilars Saved Spain 2,400 Million Euros Between 2009 and 2020

Country: SPAIN | Region: EUROPE | Type: Biosimilar | Keywords: #inflammatorydiseases #monoclonalantibodies #oncology #regulation #sefh PRICENTRIC BRIEF: The Spanish Society of Hospital Pharmacists (SEFH) calculated that Spain has saved more than 2,400 million euros between 2009 and 2020 through the introduction of biosimilars for the treatment of inflammatory diseases and cancer In the article, published in the May/June issue of the journal Farmacia Hospitalaria, Dr. Miguel Ángel Calleja, former […]

Japan’s PMDA Evaluates Side Effects of Insulins, Cancer Drugs

Country: JAPAN | Region: ASIA & SOUTH PACIFIC | Type: Regulation | Keywords: #astrazeneca #cancer #elililly #insulin #janssen #novonordisk #pmda #sideeffects PRICENTRIC BRIEF: Japan’s Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) is currently investigating new side effect risks for 15 insulins and two cancer drugs The PMDA is examining risks associated with Eli Lilly’s Humalog/Lyumjev (insulin lispro) and Novo Nordisk’s Xultophy (insulin degludec + liraglutide) and Fiasp (insulin aspart) Also under review […]

EVERSANA™ appoints seasoned oncology veteran Suzanne Greenwood to commercial leadership team

Chicago– October 24, 2019 – EVERSANATM, the leading independent provider of global commercial services to the life sciences industry, today appointed oncology veteran Suzanne Greenwood, RN, BSN, to Senior Vice President, Commercial Solutions. Greenwood joins EVERSANA after more than three decades at leading clinical and pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, and technology companies, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, McKesson, […]