Since the first global approval of niraparib in the US, the agent has now been approved in Europe. The US approval has been reviewed in detail in the First Global Approval report in Adis’ journal Drugs, based on the development milestones tracked in AdisInsight. Continue reading “Niraparib (Zejula™): Follow up Approval in Europe”
The recent first global approval of rucaparib has been reviewed in detail in the First Global Approval report in Adis journal Drugs, based on the development milestones tracked in AdisInsight.
In December 2016, Rucaparib (Rubraca™), developed by Clovis Oncology, Inc., received its first global approval in the USA for the treatment of ovarian cancer, specifically as monotherapy for the treatment of patients with deleterious BRCA mutation (germline and/or somatic) associated advanced ovarian cancer who have been treated with two or more chemotherapies.1 A marketing authorisation application for rucaparib for the same indication has been submitted to the European Medicines Agency. Continue reading “Rucaparib (Rubraca™): First Global Approval – further improves personalised cancer care in high-need indication”