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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

Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

The global pharmaceutical market was estimated in USD 1.1 trillion in 2016. The global market is highly mature and consolidated. The top-10 pharmaceutical companies in this market had share of around 40% in 2016 and approximately 50% considering the top-15. A comparative analysis of the top-15 organizations was used to develop a ranking for these … Continue reading Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

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Novartis gets FDA Approval for LEE011 for frontline use against breast cancer

March 13, 2017 Novartis has gained the FDA approval for LEE011, its CDK 4/6 drug now approved as a frontline therapy for postmenopausal women with hormone-receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer in combination with any aromatase inhibitor. Also known as ribociclib, the drug hits the market as Kisqali with … Continue reading Novartis gets FDA Approval for LEE011 for frontline use against breast cancer

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Top Pharma News | February – March 2017

Amgen Announces the Efficay of Repatha® (Evolocumab) for Reducing the Risk of Cardiovascular Events February 2, 2017 Amgen has announced that the FOURIER (Further Cardiovascular OUtcomes Research with PCSK9 Inhibition in Subjects with Elevated Risk) trial evaluating whether Repatha® (evolocumab) minimizes the risk of cardiovascular events in patients with clinically evident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) met its primary composite endpoint (cardiovascular death, … Continue reading Top Pharma News | February – March 2017

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Novartis drug Zykadia receives FDA Priority Review for first-line use in patients with ALK+ metastatic NSCLC

February 23, 2017 Novartis has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) of the company for filing, and granted Priority Review for the expanded use of Zykadia® (ceritinib) as a first-line treatment for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors are anaplastic lymphoma kinase … Continue reading Novartis drug Zykadia receives FDA Priority Review for first-line use in patients with ALK+ metastatic NSCLC

World's Most Admired Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

World’s Most Admired Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

Reputation is extremely important for Pharmaceutical Companies. Like every year, Fortune collaborated with Korn Ferry Hay Group on the survey of corporate reputations. To determine the best-regarded companies in 51 industries, Korn Ferry Hay Group evaluated 680 companies in 28 countries. Executives, directors, and analysts have been asked to rate enterprises in their own industry, here … Continue reading World’s Most Admired Pharmaceutical Companies 2017

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Novartis drug Votubia® receives EU approval for the treatment of refractory partial-onset seizures in patients with TSC

January 31, 2017 Novartis has announced that the European Commission has approved Votubia® (everolimus) dispersible tablets as an adjunctive treatment for patients aged two years and older whose refractory partial-onset seizures, with or without secondary generalization, are connected with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). Votubia is now the first approved pharmacologic therapy in all 28 member states of … Continue reading Novartis drug Votubia® receives EU approval for the treatment of refractory partial-onset seizures in patients with TSC

Best Pharmaceutical Companies at a Glance: Novartis

Best Pharmaceutical Companies at a Glance: Novartis

Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Basel, Switzerland. The company’s portfolio includes innovative pharmaceuticals and oncology medicines, generic and biosimilar medicines and eye care devices. The company operates in three reporting segments including Innovative Medicines (formerly named the Pharmaceuticals Division), Sandoz and Alcon.  About 123,000 people of 144 nationalities work at Novartis globally. … Continue reading Best Pharmaceutical Companies at a Glance: Novartis

Best Selling Oncology Drugs 2016 - Igeahub - Luca Dezzani

Best Selling Oncology Drugs 2016

The top-ten oncology drugs accounted for 36% of the total oncology drugs market. The list is headed by Avastin, an oncology product manufactured by Roche