Bristol-Myers Squibb Company announced results from pooled analyses of survival data from four studies (CheckMate -017, -057, -063 and -003; n=664) in patients with previously treated advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who were treated with Opdivo (nivolumab).
The return on R&D investment for leading biopharmaceutical manufacturers fell to a nine-year low while the U.S. FDA approved a record-breaking amount of novel medicines during 2018.
South Korea-based Yuhan Corporation inked a licensing deal with Janssen for the non-small cell lung cancer drug candidate lazertinib that has the potential to be worth up to $1.25 billion.
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals’ stock plunged more than 32 percent after the company announced the termination of the SHERLOC Phase II clinical trial.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration rejected Novartis’ bid to repurpose canakinumab, a drug already approved for rare inflammatory diseases, for use in a group of heart attack survivors.
Pfizer Inc.’s once-daily oral drug Vizimpro to treat a rare form of lung cancer received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
AstraZeneca’s immunotherapy drug Imfinzi cut the risk of death in patients with mid-stage lung cancer by nearly a third in a closely watched clinical study, reinforcing the case for using the drug in earlier disease.
JHL Biotech received a positive Scientific Advice from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency related to the EU approval pathway for its proposed bevacizumab biosimilar JHL1149 to treat patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
Celgene Corporation today announced that the Phase III IMpassion130 study, which was sponsored by Roche, met its co-primary endpoint of progression-free survival.
Roche’s bid to keep Merck’s cancer blockbuster Keytruda within striking distance got a lift when the Swiss drugmaker said its immunotherapy Tecentriq mixed with chemotherapy boosted lung cancer patients’ survival.