In this article, European Pharmaceutical Review’s Hannah Balfour discusses how COVID-19 has impacted the pharma industry with regard to cancer clinical trial and treatment disruptions.
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If the proof-of concept trial of AVA6000 Pro-doxorubicin is successful, it could lead to a pipeline of pro-drug chemotherapies with limited toxicity, say the drug's developers.
The OlympiA trial will conduct its primary analysis early, after the Independent Data Monitoring Committee found it met its primary endpoint in BRCA mutated early breast cancer patients.
A study has shown that the use of oral contraceptives gave women a much lower risk of developing both ovarian and endometrial cancer.
Researchers reveal that for early breast cancer a single dose of targeted intraoperative radiotherapy (TARGIT-IORT) is as effective at preventing breast cancer recurrence as the standard of care.
The FDA has given approval to Phesgo for injection under the skin to treat HER2-positive breast cancer, meaning it can be administered at home by a healthcare professional.
The EMA has suggested that the safety information be updated for HRT, to reflect a higher risk of breast cancer and recommends new measures for the handling of leuprorelin depot medicines.
A summary of the CHMP meeting conclusions, including medicines recommended for approval and indication extension and several safety review findings.
Researchers have created targeted, modifiable nanoparticles which could be combined with pharmaceuticals as a form of drug delivery to treat cancer.
The NICE committee has made palbociclib with fulvestrant available on the Cancer Drug Fund for patients with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, advanced breast cancer.
A trastuzumab biosimilar has been pre-qualified by WHO, marking its first, to improve access to the breast cancer treatment.
The global biobetters market is set to increase due to demand for higher efficacy and safer drugs.