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Targeted chemotherapy to kill all solid tumours developed in preclinical research

August 3, 2023
Research and Development Cancer, Oncology, chemotherapy, pharmaceutical, tumour

Researchers from the City of Hope organisation in the US have released a study confirming the development of AOH1996, a …

AstraZeneca announces positive results from phase 3 trial for Tagrisso plus chemotherapy

May 17, 2023
Research and Development AstraZeneca, Cancer, Oncology, Tagrisso, chemotherapy

AstraZeneca has announced positive results from the FLAURA2 phase 3 trial which showed that Tagrisso (osimertinib), in combination with chemotherapy, …

Single cycle of chemo is just as effective as two in treating testicular cancer, study finds

January 3, 2020
Medical Communications Cancer, Men's Cancer, chemo, chemotherapy, testicular cancer

A new study shows that testicular cancer can be successfully treated with less rounds of chemotherapy. The recent study, published …


Lilly’s Lartruvo/chemo combo surprises with Phase 3 failure in soft tissue carcinoma

January 21, 2019
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, Eli Lilly, carcinoma, chemotherapy, pharma, trial failure

Eli Lilly has reluctantly pulled back the curtain on new Phase 3 data for its platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha …

Roche’s Tecentriq+chemo combo shows first-line benefit in small cell lung cancer

September 26, 2018
Research and Development Cancer, Combo, Roche, chemotherapy, lung cancer, pharma, tecentriq

Roche has unveiled new Phase 3 data for its cancer immunotherapy Tecentriq (atezolizumab) in combination with carboplatin and etoposide chemotherapy …

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CHMP recommend white blood cell growth stimulator biosimilar to EMA

July 30, 2018
Sales and Marketing Amgen, CHMP, EMA, Neulasta, biosimilar, chemotherapy, pegfilgrastim

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of two separate …


Convert secures €13.6m grant to develop targeted chemo for oxygen-deprived tumours

March 9, 2018
Medical Communications, Research and Development Belgium, Cancer, Convert pharma, chemotherapy, pharma

Belgium’s Convert Pharmaceuticals has secured a €13.6 million grant for initial development efforts on a new targeted chemotherapy drug which …


Novartis’ drug doubly effective as chemotherapy for treating lung cancer

December 8, 2016
NSCLC, Novartis, chemotherapy

Novartis have released that its drug, Zykadia, in Phase III trials, was twice as effective at slowing progression in advanced …


Teva’s drug to replace chemotherapy in acute leukaemia

November 21, 2016
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Teva, chemotherapy, first line, first-line, leukaemia

Teva Pharmaceutical announced that their drug Trisenox has been given approval from the European Commission to become the first line …


New drugs to utilise DNA damage response to kill cancer cells

July 26, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, Cancer, Wellcome Trust, chemotherapy, dna damage response, university of sussex

The University of Sussex is set to produce a portfolio of new cancer drugs which exploit our DNA damage response …


Midatech launch treatment to reduce chemo-induced vomiting in the US

April 11, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing chemotherapy, midatech, nausea, oncology, radiation, vomiting

Midatech Pharma (NASDAQ: MTP) has the full commercial launch of Zuplenz (ondansetron) in the US. The drug is an oral …

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EU nod for Roche cancer drug and chemotherapy

April 8, 2015
Sales and Marketing Cancer, Roche, avastin, bevacizumab, cervical, chemotherapy, wet AMD

The European Commission has approved Roche’s Avastin in combination with standard chemotherapy for women with advanced cervical cancer.  Avastin (bevacizumab) …

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Treatment shifts away from chemotherapy for multiple myeloma

December 10, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Kyprolis, carfilzomib, chemotherapy, myeloma, onyx pharmaceuticals

Results from a Phase III study of a new multiple myeloma offering have found promising results for a treatment that …

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FDA approves Eisai’s chemo side-effects drug

October 15, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Eisai, FDA, Helsinn, akynzeo, chemotherapy, cinv

Eisai and Helsinn Healthcare’s Akynzeo (netupitant/palonosetron) has received FDA approval for the treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV). CINV …

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Sanofi prostate cancer drug Jevtana approved in Europe

March 21, 2011
Sales and Marketing Jevtana, Sanofi-Aventis, TROPIC clinical trial, cabazitaxel, cancer drugs, chemotherapy, prostate cancer

Sanofi-Aventis’ new chemotherapy treatment Jevtana has followed up on its US approval last year by receiving the green light in …

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