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Positive opinion for avelumab for the treatment of metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma

Tuesday 25th July 2017

Merck and Pfizer Inc have announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended the approval of avelumab (Bavencio®) as a monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (mMCC), a rare and aggressive skin cancer.


The European Commission (EC) will now review the CHMP’s recommendation, with a decision expected in the...

Tue, 25 Jul 2017
Novel compound belongs to an emerging form of treatments called peptide receptor radionuclide therapy, which involves targeting tumours with radiolabelled molecules that bind to specific receptors expressed by the tumour
Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Proven efficacy and durability of darunavir combined with the improved renal laboratory and bone mineral density profile of emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide fumarate as compared with emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate in single tablet
Fri, 21 Jul 2017
First investigational targeted biologic in the European Union to receive positive CHMP opinion for atopic dermatitis
Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Humanised IL-5 antagonist monoclonal antibody for add-on therapy in adult patients with severe eosinophilic asthma inadequately controlled despite high-dose inhaled corticosteroids plus another medicinal product for maintenance treatment
Thu, 20 Jul 2017
First and only biologic that selectively targets the IL-17 receptor subunit A
Thu, 13 Jul 2017
Emicizumab reduced treated bleed rate by 87% versus comparator in HAVEN 1 clinical study
Thu, 13 Jul 2017
NICE endorses prescribing across the NHS of Ipsen’s tablet cabozantinib, offering a new therapy option to help battle cancer resistance in advanced renal cell carcinoma in adults (after VEGF-targeted therapy)

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