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FDA approves Roche skin cancer combination

November 11, 2015
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The FDA has approved the skin cancer drug Cotellic for certain forms of melanoma in combination with another Roche cancer …

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Roche submits melanoma drug to FDA

December 15, 2014
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Roche has submitted its melanoma drug cobimeinib for review with the FDA as it confirms the results of its Phase …

GSK melanoma drugs beat rival in new study

July 18, 2014
Sales and Marketing GSK, Roche, Tafinlar, Yervoy, Zelboraf, mekinist, melanoma

GlaxoSmithKline’s new combination melanoma treatment has bested Roche’s established oncology drug Zelboraf when treating patients with the deadliest form of …

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Eight in ten survive skin cancer

July 22, 2013
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Yervoy, Zelboraf, melanoma, skin cancer

The vast majority of men and women diagnosed with malignant melanoma are now surviving the disease, according to a new …

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Roche’s Erivedge gains conditional EU approval

July 15, 2013
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Roche’s cancer pill Erivedge has received a conditional European approval for treatment of the most common type of skin cancer. …

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NICE hails ‘breakthrough’ skin cancer treatments

November 2, 2012
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Two new skin cancer drugs have been recommended by NICE, which hailed the drugs as ‘breakthrough treatments’. Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Yervoy …

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BMS highlights Yervoy survival data

October 1, 2012
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing BMS, Roche, Yervoy, Zelboraf

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s melanoma drug Yervoy helps patients survive for longer than if they are receiving standard chemotherapy alone, according to …

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NICE still minded not to recommend Zelboraf

August 9, 2012
Sales and Marketing BMS, NICE, QALY, Yervoy, Zelboraf

NICE is asking Roche for more information about its melanoma pill Zelboraf, saying it is still too expensive and its …

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GSK submits melanoma drugs for regulatory approval

August 3, 2012
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GlaxoSmithKline has submitted its two investigational melanoma drugs to regulators in both Europe and the US. The firm is seeking …

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Roche posts strong sales results

July 27, 2012
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Roche has published healthy revenue growth for the first half of 2012, but its profits have taken a hit. The …

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Roche’s Zelboraf rejected by NICE

June 15, 2012
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NICE is not recommending Roche’s targeted melanoma pill Zelboraf because of its high cost and uncertainties over its survival benefit. …

GSK starts combination trial for melanoma

May 30, 2012
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing GSK, R&D, Roche, Zelboraf, melanoma

GlaxoSmithKline has begun a combination trial for two of its investigational skin cancer drugs.  The firm will combine dabrafenib, its …

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Roche’s melanoma pill launched in UK

March 14, 2012
Sales and Marketing BMS, CDF, NICE, Roche, Yervoy, Zelboraf

Roche’s Zelboraf has been launched in the UK to treat the deadliest form of skin cancer.  Zelboraf (vemurafenib) is the …

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Major new drugs for 2012

March 9, 2012
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 Renal cell carcinoma Pfizer’s Inlyta (axitinib) has been approved as second line treatment for renal cell carcinoma. The drug is …

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