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Seattle Genetics and Astellas unveil positive results for Padcev-Keytruda treatment for bladder cancer

February 12, 2020
Research and Development Astellas, Cancer, Seattle Genentics, bladder, bladder cancer, keytruda, monotherapy

Seattle Genetics and Astellas reported positive results from their trials of Padcev plus Keytruda in treating bladder cancer. The data …

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Takeda pays $2.7 billion to settle Actos lawsuits

May 1, 2015
Sales and Marketing Actos, FDA, Takeda, bladder, lilly, pioglitazone, type 2

Takeda has agreed to pay $2.7 billion to finally settle thousands of US lawsuits claiming its diabetes drug Actos can …

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Takeda offers $2.2 billion to resolve Actos damages claims

April 1, 2015
Sales and Marketing Actos, Cancer, Takeda, bladder, diabetes, heart, pioglitazone

Takeda has attempted to settle its hefty damages bill over claims it was hiding cancer risks in its diabetes drug …

FDA fast-tracks Roche lung cancer drug

February 2, 2015
Sales and Marketing Cancer, FDA, MPDL3280A, Roche, bladder, lung, oncology, pdl1

Roche will be celebrating after its investigational cancer drug MPDL3280A has been fast-tracked by the FDA for the second time. …

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Analysis finds no Actos bladder cancer link

December 8, 2014
Sales and Marketing Actos, Cancer, Takeda, bladder, lilly, pioglitazone, type 2

A large-scale analysis of patient data has found that pioglitazone, the diabetes drug that is the subject of ongoing safety …

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More cancer patients surviving for longer

October 31, 2014
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, bladder, breast, myeloma, oncology, ons, prostate

Cancer survival rates in England are continuing to improve, though many cancers still have an ‘extremely poor’ prognosis, according to …

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Botox US bladder indication

January 22, 2013
Sales and Marketing Allergan, Botox, FDA, bladder

Allergan’s Botox has been given approval by the FDA for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in adults.Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) has …

FDA approves Astellas’ leaky bladder drug

July 3, 2012
Sales and Marketing Astellas, FDA, Myrbetriq, bladder, urology

The FDA has approved Astellas’ new overactive bladder disorder drug Myrbetriq.   Myrbetriq (mirabegron), the first drug in its class, works …

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Pfizer’s virtual trial fails in recruitment drive

March 7, 2012
Medical Communications Pfizer, bladder, virtual clinic, youtube

The world’s first ‘virtual’ clinic has failed to recruit patients in the US, representing a major blow to Pfizer.  The …

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