The new indication is for the adjuvant treatment
of patients "with cutaneous melanoma with pathologic involvement of regional lymph nodes of more than 1 mm who have undergone complete resection, including total lymphadenectomy."
EXETER, ENGLAND -- Adjuvant treatment
with mistletoe extract can increase the tolerability of conventional cancer treatment, improve patient quality of life, and lengthen tumor-free survival, Dr.
The Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee recommended that the agent be approved for sequential administration following doxorubicin-containing therapy for the adjuvant treatment
of women with node-positive breast cancer.
M2 PHARMA-March 20, 2019-Puma Viotechnology's Licensing Partner Specialised Therapeutics Asia Receives Regulatory Approval to Commercialize Nerlynx for Extended Adjuvant Treatment
of HER2-Positive Early Stage Breast Cancer
Puma Biotechnology filed a new drug submission for NERLYNX with Health Canada in July 2018 for the extended adjuvant treatment
of adult patients with early stage HER2-overexpressed/amplified breast cancer following adjuvant trastuzumab-based therapy.
Merck announced that the European Commission has approved KEYTRUDA, the company's anti-PD-1 therapy, for the adjuvant treatment
of adults with stage III melanoma and lymph node involvement who have undergone complete resection.
The Perjeta-based regimen is already approved in the US and several other countries for adjuvant treatment
of HER2-positive eBC at high risk of recurrence.
Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, announced the Phase III KATHERINE study met its primary endpoint, showing Kadcyla as a single agent significantly reduced the risk of disease recurrence or death by 50% compared to Herceptin as an adjuvant treatment
in people with HER2-positive early breast cancer who have residual disease present following neoadjuvant treatment.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 1, 2018-Novartis wins US FDA approval for Tafinlar & Mekinist combination for adjuvant treatment
of patients with melanoma