Top 10 Oncology Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

Top 10 Oncology Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

The market for oncology medication is booming, aiding the overall pharmaceutical industry growth. The oncology drug market is estimated to be almost USD 94 billion. Most of the top pharmaceutical players are either currently manufacturing oncology drugs or have oncology medications in their R&D pipelines. An analysis of the top pharmaceutical companies was conducted to … Continue reading Top 10 Oncology Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

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Top Pharma News | July – August 2017

Phase 3 Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Adjuvant Opdivo in Resected High-Risk Melanoma Patients Meets Primary Endpoint July 5, 2017 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has announced that a Phase 3 study evaluating Opdivo 3 mg/kg versus Yervoy 10 mg/kg in patients with stage IIIb/c or stage IV melanoma who are at high risk of recurrence following complete surgical resection met its … Continue reading Top Pharma News | July – August 2017

Cancer Medication Market – A blockbuster area for investment

Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, but therapeutic innovation has changed the treatment paradigm drastically. Cancer medication demand is increasing due to high unmet medical need and incidence rate. This reflects in growing revenues for pharmaceutical companies operating in this space and increasing investments in oncology R&D. The key … Continue reading Cancer Medication Market – A blockbuster area for investment

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Amgen and Array BioPharma Announce Preclinical License And Collaboration Agreement In Inflammation July 18, 2017 Amgen and Array BioPharma have announced a collaboration agreement for the discovery and development of novel drugs for autoimmune disorders. The undisclosed target and lead inhibitors were discovered through Array's proprietary platform that leverages Array's expertise in chemistry and early lead development. EU … Continue reading Top Pharma News of the Week

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Top Pharma News of the Week

Phase 3 Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Adjuvant Opdivo in Resected High-Risk Melanoma Patients Meets Primary Endpoint July 5, 2017 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has announced that a Phase 3 study evaluating Opdivo 3 mg/kg versus Yervoy 10 mg/kg in patients with stage IIIb/c or stage IV melanoma who are at high risk of recurrence following complete surgical resection met its … Continue reading Top Pharma News of the Week

Top News from EHA 2017 Congress

AbbVie Announces Pivotal Phase 2 Trial Evaluating VENCLYXTO™ (venetoclax) in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) June 23, 2017 AbbVie has announced the presentation of results from the pivotal Phase 2 study of VENCLYXTO™ (venetoclax), a first-in-class oral B-cell lymphoma-2 (BCL-2) inhibitor. VENCLYXTO monotherapy responses in 158 patients with relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) … Continue reading Top News from EHA 2017 Congress

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Seattle Genetics gets a PhIII win for Adcetris June 26, 2017 Seattle Genetics says that its flagship therapy, Adcetris, combined with a trio of standard drugs beat a 4-drug mainstay cocktail therapy in frontline Hodgkin disease for modified progression-free survival over a lengthy two-year stretch. The Adcetris package excluded bleomycin, which has been linked to … Continue reading Top Pharma News of the Week

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Top Pharma News | May – June 2017

AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi (durvalumab) receives US FDA accelerated approval for previously treated patients with advanced bladder cancer 01 May 2017 AstraZeneca and its global biologics research and development arm, MedImmune, have announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to Imfinzi (durvalumab). Imfinzi is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic … Continue reading Top Pharma News | May – June 2017

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EU approves Novartis drug combination Tafinlar + Mekinist for BRAF V600-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

APR 03, 2017 Novartis has announced the European Commission has approved Tafinlar®(dabrafenib) in combination with Mekinist® (trametinib) for treating patients with BRAF V600-positive advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This approval marks the first targeted treatment approved for the patient population, who previously had few treatment options, in all 28 member states of the … Continue reading EU approves Novartis drug combination Tafinlar + Mekinist for BRAF V600-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

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Top Pharma News | March – April 2017

Bristol-Myers Squibb Planning Collaboration with GRAIL on Blood-Based Cancer Screening March 1, 2017 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company plans for a research collaboration with GRAIL Inc., a life sciences company whose mission is to detect cancer early when it potentially can be cured. GRAIL aims to develop highly sensitive blood tests that detect cancer in its early … Continue reading Top Pharma News | March – April 2017