The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s PDUFA dates for the last week of November 2020 include a review of Liquidia Technologies’ NDA for LIQ861 for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

While the world has largely been focused on the development of vaccines and therapeutics for Covid-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has remained busy lining up potential approvals of medications for other diseases and illnesses.

Numerous companies presented clinical trial data and updates at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Virtual Congress 2020.

A therapy jointly developed by Switzerland’s Roche Holding AG and Cambridge, Mass.-based Blueprint Medicines Corp. was approved by the U.S. health regulator for the treatment of patients with a type of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Eli Lilly is moving quickly to get the newly approved precision oncology treatment Retevmo for certain lung and thyroid cancers into the hands of patients.

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has managed to stay fairly on track in terms of evaluating new drug and supplemental new drug applications. Here is a look at what is on the schedule for the next two weeks.

Thermo Fisher Scientific inked a deal with Janssen Biotech, part of Johnson & Johnson, to co-develop a companion diagnostic for cancer. The diagnostic test will support global clinical trial enrollment.

Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly announced the FDA’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted 6-5 in favor of Cyramza (ramucirumab) plus erlotinib as a potential treatment for patients with untreated metastatic EGFR-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Oncology is one of the most exciting areas in healthcare, as novel therapies continue to emerge that move forward our molecular understanding of the disease and offer effective treatment advances. This Q&A explores oncology innovation with Kantar’s Stephanie Hawthorne, Vice President of Oncology and Specialty Therapeutics.

Working with a new class of drugs called G12C KRAS inhibitors, the Francis Crick Institute and Institute of Cancer Research developed product combos to stay ahead of drug-resistant tumors.