Avelumab (Bavencio®): First Global Approval – Inaugural Immunotherapy for Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Avelumab (Bavencio®): First Global Approval – Inaugural Immunotherapy for Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma

The recent first global approval of avelumab has been reviewed in detail in the First Global Approval report in Adis journal Drugs, based on the development milestones tracked in AdisInsight.

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AdisInsight is PRIMEd

AdisInsight is PRIMEd

Adis adds PRIME status to AdisInsight drug profiles.

In 2016, the European Medicines Agency launched PRIME – a program to enhance support for the development of medicines that target an unmet medical need. This voluntary program is based on enhanced interaction and early dialogue with developers of promising medicine, to optimise development plans and speed up evaluation so that these medicines can reach patients earlier.

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Rucaparib (Rubraca™): First Global Approval – further improves personalised cancer care in high-need indication

Rucaparib (Rubraca™): First Global Approval – further improves personalised cancer care in high-need indication

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”