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ENHERTU’s Journey in Cancer Treatment and Management

ENHERTU or Trastuzumab deruxtecan (DS-8201) is an antibody-drug conjugate composed of an anti-HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2) antibody and a cytotoxic topoisomerase I inhibitor. Three components make up this antibody-drug conjugate (ADC):  A topoisomerase inhibitor that is covalently linked...

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Pharma News for Nkarta, Eisai, EQRx, Rigel Pharma, AUM, X4 Pharma
Nkarta’s Anti-CD19 Allogeneic CAR-NK Cell Therapy, NKX019; Eisai Presents Results of lecanemab for Alzheimer’s Disease; EQRx’s Aumolertinib for EGFR-Mutated NSCLC; FDA Approves Olutasidenib for IDH1-Mutated R/R AML; FDA Orphan Drug Designation to AUM302 for Neuroblastoma; X4 Pharma Announces Results for WHIM Syndrome Drug

FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to AUM302 for Neuroblastoma A global clinical-stage biotech company, AUM Biosciences, focused on discovering and developing precision oncology therapeutics, declared that the U.S. FDA has permitted Orphan Drug Designation for AUM302. For the treatment of neuroblastoma, AUM302 i...

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Pharma News for AstraZeneca, Regeneron, Tenaya, Daiichi, C4X Discovery
C4X Discovery and AstraZeneca Signs Deal; FDA Rejects Spectrum’s Poziotinib; Orphan Drug Designation to Tenaya’s Gene Therapy; EC Approves Regeneron’s Libtayo; Response Letter to Poziotinib for Metastatic NSCLC Harboring HER2 Exon 20 Mutations; Japan Approves Trastuzumab Deruxtecan for HER2+ Breast Cancer

C4X Discovery Holdings and AstraZeneca Signs Exclusive USD 402 Million Global License C4X Discovery Holdings has signed an exclusive global license with AstraZeneca worth up to USD 402 million for the development and commercialization of the NRF2 Activator program. The agreement will allow AstraZeneca to develop...

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EGFR-NSCLC Treatment Market Dynamics
Evaluating Key Advancements and Emerging Therapies in EGFR-Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment Market

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common cancer, accounting for approximately 85% of the total lung cancers in the United States. Almost 230K new cases were diagnosed in 2022 alone. Moreover, significant deaths were recorded at the end of the same year, accounting for almost 130K deaths. As per DelveIn...

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ESMO Asia 2022: Role of EGFR and ALK mutations in the East Asian Lung Cancer Market

Lung Cancer presents a heavy health and economic burden in Asia, being the most common form of cancer, with 60% of the world’s lung cancers being diagnosed there. Lung cancer is also present in more than 30% of non-smokers in Asia, specifically in adenocarcinomas, which is a subtype largely defined by oncogenic dri...

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Pharma News for Genentech, Sanofi, Merck
Genentech’s gantenerumab Fails in Phase III Trial; CHMP Recommends’ Dupixent; FDA Clears Imfinzi and Imjudo with chemotherapy; NICE Recommends Ipsen’s Cabometyx (cabozantinib); NICE Backs KEYTRUDA; NRG Announces £16 Million Series A Funding; FDA Backs AstraZeneca’s PT027

Genentech’s gantenerumab Fails in Phase III Trial for Alzheimer’s Disease In yet another setback for an amyloid-targeting drug, Roche's Genentech division has reported disappointing top-line results from its highly anticipated phase III trial of gantenerumab in early Alzheimer's disease. The failure is entirely ...

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Checkpoint Inhibitors: A Potential Approach in the Fight Against Refractory Cancer

Immune checkpoint inhibitors are drugs that inhibit immune checkpoints. These drugs allow immune cells to respond more strongly to cancer by blocking them. This blocks the “off” signal, allowing T-cells to kill cancer cells. Checkpoint inhibitors can be used to treat a variety of cancers, including lung cancer (...

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Pharma News Merck, AstraZeneca, and GSK
Merck’s Sotatercept Trial Result; PARP Rivals Closing in on AstraZeneca and Merck’s Lynparza; FDA Clears GSK’s Boostrix for Pertussis; Fast Track Designation to Nanoscope Therapeutics’s MCO-010; FDA Awards Fast Track Designation to Eftilagimod Alpha Plus Pembrolizumab; Solid Biosciences to Acquire AavantiBio

Merck’s Sotatercept Clears Phase III Trial Merck’s USD 11.5 billion acquisition of Acceleron last year was based on the promise of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) candidate sotatercept, which has recently met the mark in a much-anticipated phase III trial. The STELLAR trial found that adding the activin re...

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Pharma News for Amgen BioNTech and Gilead
Amgen Announced the Result of its CodeBreak-200 Trial; FDA Clears Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Deucravacitinib; BioNTech’s Amplified CAR-T Therapy; TIL Therapy Improves on Yervoy in Melanoma; GSK’s Daprodustat will have to face FDA Advisory Committee; Breakthrough Therapy Status to Pfizer’s Group B Strep Vaccine; EU Approves Gilead’ Tecartus; Gilead’ Trodelvy Results in TROPiCs-02 Trial

Amgen Reveals the Top-line Result of its CodeBreak-200 trial of Lumakras in Lung Cancer The top-line result of Amgen's CodeBreak-200 trial of Lumakras in lung cancer was presented in abstract form at ESMO two weeks ago, showing a 34% improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) compared to chemotherapy. The fu...

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Pharma News for Azurity, Sobi, and Sanofi
AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi for Biliary Tract Cancer; FDA Clears Boehringer’s Spesolimab; Novo Nordisk to Acquire Forma Therapeutics; Sanofi’s Xenpozyme Approved for ASMD; Another FDA Approval to Azurity’s Konvomep; Amgen’s Lumakras Trial Results; FDA Grants Priority Review to Sanofi & Sobi’s efanesoctocog alfa; Neurocrine Bio to Takeover UK Biotech Diurnal

FDA Approves AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi for Biliary Tract Cancer Imfinzi, a checkpoint inhibitor developed by AstraZeneca, has been approved by the FDA as the first immunotherapy for biliary tract cancer (BTC), a rare and aggressive form of cancer with few treatment options. Imfinzi (durvalumab) has been approved by ...

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