A Phase III trial concluded that avelumab is an effective maintenance therapy for patients with advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma, whose disease had not progressed after chemotherapy.
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The UK MHRA has given a positive scientific opinion for Merck and Pfizer's avelumab on the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS).
The UK NICE has not found pembrolizumab cost-effective for use on the NHS, after a review of evidence collected while the drug was available via the Cancer Drugs Fund.
FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation has been granted to PADCEV™ in combination with pembrolizumab in first-line advanced bladder cancer.
Keytruda is the first anti-PD-1 monoclonal antibody therapy approved for patients with BCG-unresponsive, high-risk, non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.
Researchers have developed a way to successfully deliver nano-sized, platinum-based chemotherapy drugs to treat a form of bladder cancer...
3 May 2017 | By Niamh Marriott, Junior Editor
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi (durvalumab) to treat metastatic urothelial carcinoma...
29 March 2017 | By Niamh Marriott, Junior Editor
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals have enrolled its first patient in a Phase 1 study of MM-310 in solid tumours.
30 June 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
The urological cancers market will increase from $17.9 billion in 2015 to $35.9 billion by 2022, according to business intelligence provider GBI Research...
14 June 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
The launch of Roche’s Tecentriq will usher in a dramatic change in the treatment paradigm of bladder cancer, according to an analyst with GlobalData...
15 March 2016 | By Victoria White
The priority review is based on results of the IMvigor 210 study that evaluated the safety and efficacy of atezolizumab in people with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma, regardless of PD-L1 expression.
14 January 2016 | By Victoria White
The company states that the growth will be primarily down to the introduction of Telesta Therapeutics MCNA and Roche’s atezolizumab in 2016 and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Opdivoin 2017...
8 January 2016 | By Victoria White
Median overall survival from the updated study results was 11.4 months in people with higher levels of PD-L1 expression, and 7.9 months in the overall study population...