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.

Bristol-Myers Squibb released pooled efficacy and safety results from the Phase III CheckMate -017 and CheckMate -057 trials in patients with previously treated advanced NSCLC.

Roche Holding AG priced the company’s personalized cancer treatment Rozlytrek at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival drug from Bayer AG and Eli Lilly and Co. that was approved during 2018.

Humira’s dominance continues as the world’s top-selling prescription product as the biologic therapy is the first drug to exceed $20 billion in annual global sales.

Pfizer Inc. announced that the European Commission approved Vizimpro (dacomitinib), a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, as monotherapy for the first-line treatment of adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-activating mutations.