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Novartis gets FDA breakthrough status for Tafinlar, Mekinist combination
2017年10月23日 / 凌晨5点48分 / 1 个月前

Novartis gets FDA breakthrough status for Tafinlar, Mekinist combination

ZURICH, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Novartis on Monday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted breakthrough therapy status to the combination of Tafinlar and Mekinist to treat patients with BRAF V600-positive stage III melanoma following surgery.

“There is a need for more effective treatment options for stage III melanoma patients at a high risk of recurrence following surgical resection,” Samit Hirawat, head of global drug development at Novartis’ oncology unit, said in a release.

“We thank the FDA for recognizing the scientific advancement Tafinlar and Mekinist may provide in this adjuvant setting.” (Reporting by Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi; Editing by Vyas Mohan)

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