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Eisai - Articles and news items

Life-extending breast cancer drug approved by NICE

Industry news / 3 November 2016 / Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

NICE has said eribulin, which is also called Halaven and made by Eisai, should be an option for people with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer…

ESMO 2016: New data from Eisai’s oncology portfolio for halaven (eribulin), lenvima (lenvatinib) and kisplyx (lenvatinib)

Industry news / 4 October 2016 / Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

European Pharmaceutical Review will of course keep you up to date with all the latest pharma news from the conference. Here’s a preview snippet…

Eisai bewildered as IQWIG fails to recognise OS benefit of liposarcoma drug

Industry news / 5 September 2016 / Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

n study 309, the pivotal phase III trial on which the indication approval was based, eribulin demonstrated a significant survival advantage in advanced liposarcoma; patients treated with eribulin compared to those treated with dacarbazine, a longstanding, established and internationally accepted treatment option, benefited from a median 7.2 month increase in overall survival for the pre-specified subgroup of patients with unresectable advanced or metastatic liposarcoma (15.6 months versus 8.4 months, HR = 0.511; 95% CI 0.346–0.753; P = 0.0006)…

Eisai calls for immediate solution to CDF black hole

Industry news / 8 July 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Eisai has expressed concern that patients in England and Wales will have to wait three years to access Lenvatinib due to a ‘black hole’ in the CDF process…

The vascular remodelling effects of eribulin in advanced breast cancer

Industry news / 12 May 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Newly published data validate the distinct vascular remodelling activity of Halaven (eribulin) compared to bevacizumab in breast tumour tissue…

EC approves eribulin for the treatment of advanced liposarcoma

Industry news / 5 May 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Eribulin is approved for those patients who have received prior anthracycline containing therapy (unless unsuitable) for advanced or metastatic disease…

CHMP adopts positive opinion for eribulin in advanced liposarcoma

Industry news / 5 April 2016 / Victoria White

The European Medicines Agency’s CHMP has adopted a positive opinion for a licence extension for Eisai’s Halaven (eribulin)…

Lenvatinib approved in Israel for patients with advanced thyroid cancer

Industry news / 9 March 2016 / Victoria White

From today, people in Israel with radioactive iodine refractory differentiated thyroid cancer will have access to Eisai’s Lenvima (lenvatinib)…

Eisai criticises NHSE for further delaying access to cancer treatments

Industry news / 26 February 2016 / Victoria White

New licensed drugs that have been denied access since May 2015 will have to wait until at least July 2016 before they can be considered for the new Cancer Drug Fund…


New study to investigate PQR309 and eribulin in triple-negative breast cancer

Industry news / 17 February 2016 / Victoria White

Eisai and PIQUR Therapeutics are to collaborate to conduct the Phase I/IIb clinical study of PIQUR’s PQR309 in combination with Eisai’s eribulin…

Results from eribulin study in liposarcomas and leiomyosarcomas published

Industry news / 11 February 2016 / Victoria White

Eisai’s Halaven (eribulin) is the first in the halichondrin class of microtubule dynamics inhibitors with a novel mechanism of action…

FDA approves Eisai’s Halaven in liposarcoma

Industry news / 29 January 2016 / Victoria White

Halaven is the first and only single agent to demonstrate an overall survival benefit in a Phase III trial in patients with leiomyosarcoma or liposarcoma…