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CStone Pharmaceuticals strikes $480m worth oncology deal with Pfizer

CStone Pharmaceuticals strikes $480m worth oncology deal with Pfizer

US pharma giant Pfizer has entered into a collaboration deal worth up to $480 million with Chinese biopharma company CStone Pharmaceuticals to address the oncological needs in China. CStone Pharmaceuticals is engaged in developing and commercializing immuno-oncology and precision medicines for cancer patients. The collaboration will be formed between the Chinese firm and Pfizer’s subsidiaries […]

Seattle Genetics signs $4.4bn worth oncology deals with Merck

US biotech company Seattle Genetics has secured deals worth up to $4.4 billion with Merck, that include two new strategic oncology collaborations. The two major pharma companies will develop and commercialize Seattle Genetics’ ladiratuzumab vedotin across the world. Ladiratuzumab vedotin is an investigational antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) that targets LIV-1, which is presently in phase 2 […]

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AstraZeneca strikes $6bn worth deal for Daiichi Sankyo’s DS-1062

AstraZeneca has signed a deal potentially worth up to $6 billion with Daiichi Sankyo for the global development and commercialization for the latter’s DS-1062, a trophoblast cell-surface antigen 2 (TROP2)-directed antibody drug conjugate (ADC), which is being developed for the treatment of multiple tumor types. Daiichi Sankyo is developing the antibody drug conjugate for multiple tumors […]

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Chinese regulator accepts NDA of BeiGene’s pamiparib in ovarian cancer

BeiGene said that the Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE) of the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has accepted a new drug application (NDA) of pamiparib for the treatment of certain ovarian cancer patients. Pamiparib is an investigational inhibitor of PARP1 and PARP2 and its NDA is for patients having deleterious or suspected deleterious germline […]

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Leap Therapeutics gets FDA orphan status for DKN-01 for gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancer

US immuno-oncology company Leap Therapeutics has been granted orphan drug designation for DKN-01 from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancer. DKN-01, which is a humanized monoclonal antibody, has been designed to bind to and block the activity of the Dickkopf-1 (DKK1) protein, a modulator of […]

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Deciphera gets Qinlock FDA approval for fourth-line advanced GIST

Qinlock FDA approval : Deciphera Pharmaceuticals has been granted approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Qinlock (ripretinib) in advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) in adult patients who had prior treatment with three or more kinase inhibitors, including imatinib. The decision from the FDA marks Qinlock as the first drug approved in […]

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Selpercatinib FDA approval : Lilly’s therapy approved for treatment of lung and thyroid cancers with RET alteration

Selpercatinib FDA approval : The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Eli Lilly and Company’s Retevmo (selpercatinib) capsules for the treatment of three types of tumors – non-small cell lung cancer, medullary thyroid cancer and other types of thyroid cancers. The approvals are for the drug to be used in patients whose tumors […]

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Lilly bags Retevmo FDA approval for RET-driven lung and thyroid cancers

Retevmo FDA approval : Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Retevmo (selpercatinib, 40mg and 80mg capsules) for the treatment of adults with metastatic rearranged during transfection (RET) fusion-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Retevmo has also been approved by the FDA for the treatment […]

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Cyclica, Genome Institute of Singapore sign drug discovery partnership

Canadian biotech company Cyclica has signed a multi-year and multi-project drug discovery partnership with the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) in oncology and related diseases. The partners will undertake research efforts, which will span from polypharmacology profiling to novel compound design for diverse drug discovery programs. The collaboration will utilize the deep expertise of Genome […]

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FDA approves Opdivo + Yervoy for HCC previously treated with sorafenib

Bristol Myers Squibb has secured approval for the combination of Opdivo (nivolumab) 1 mg/kg and Yervoy (ipilimumab) 3 mg/kg from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients who were previously treated with sorafenib. Approval for the indication has been issued under accelerated approval on the basis […]

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