Mount Sinai researchers reveal that, in a Phase I trial, their personalised cancer vaccines targeting cancer neoantigens showed some early signs of potential benefit.
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Abecma (idecabtagene vicleucel) was approved for adults with relapsed or refractory myeloma based on its 72 percent overall response rate in a trial.
Carfilzomib with dexamethasone and lenalidomide could be offered to approximately 2,000 NHS patients as a second line treatment for multiple myeloma.
The EMA's human medicines committee has released its results for the December meeting, suggesting which therapies should receive marketing authorisation.
Ten medicines have been recommended for marketing authorisation and 10 extensions of indication have been suggested by the EMA.
The European Commission granted the conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) based on data from a trial in which Blenrep achieved an overall response rate of 32 percent.
Dapivirine Vaginal Ring (dapivirine) and Blenrep (belantamab mafodotin) have been recommended for approval by the EMA's CHMP, along with nine other medicines.
Repurposing existing drugs can be attractive as the process is often less risky, more cost effective and can be undertaken in less time. This article discusses the logic behind drug repurposing and the approaches that are currently being explored.
A summary of the CHMP meeting conclusions, including medicines recommended for approval and indication extension and several safety review findings.
European Pharmaceutical Review investigates five of the latest cancer drug approvals and clinical trial results.
The European Commission (EC) granted marketing authorisation for Darzalex in combination with bortezomib, thalidomide and dexamethasone (VTd) for multiple myeloma patients.
The drug daratumumab has been approved for treatment of multiple myeloma, demonstrating increased efficacy when used in combination with other drugs.
The FDA grants Orphan Drug Designation to treatments for rare diseases in R&D; here are the 10 most recent for oncologic conditions.