The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Clovis Oncology Inc.’s Rubraca (rucaparib) tablets for the treatment of adult patients with a deleterious BRCA mutation (germline and/or somatic)-associated metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have been treated with androgen receptor-directed therapy and a taxane-based chemotherapy.
Hundreds of studies and results were presented at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting.
ImmunoGen shares fell after the company announced the slashing of 220 employees as part of an effort to reduce ongoing expenses while recovering from an FDA rejection of an ovarian cancer drug.
Independent experts on an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted against Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd.’s treatment for adults with a type of acute myeloid leukemia.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration placed a partial clinical hold on all trials of AbbVie’s Venclexta for multiple myeloma, after a review of data found a higher proportion of deaths in the cancer drug arm of the late-stage study.
PwC’s annual R&D spending report showcases companies that stand out in the field of biotechnology.
Pfizer Inc. announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency adopted positive opinions recommending that two Pfizer hematology medicines be granted marketing authorizations in the European Union.
Cuts implemented by Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical hit the shores of the United States. The company is laying off 208 people in the Philadelphia area.
Trisenox (arsenic trioxide) injection was approved in combination with tretinoin for treating adults with newly diagnosed low-risk acute promyelocytic leukemia.
Johnson & Johnson indicated in its third-quarter 2017 financial announcement that the company is dropping two of its pipeline drugs.