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NICE rejects Roche's Kadcyla as "unaffordable"

NICE rejects Roche's Kadcyla as

Clinical data suggests Roche's drug could extend life by up to six months compared with the combination of Xeloda (capecitabine) - also sold by Roche - and GlaxoSmithKline's Tykerb (lapatinib).

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  • GSK's Tyverb cleared for use alongside Herceptin GSK's Tyverb cleared for use alongside Herceptin

    Last year, GSK withdrew its application for use of the combination in patients who had previously been treated with Roche's drug in the US (where lapatinib is sold as Tykerb) ... GSK had high hopes for Tykerb when it was first launched in 2007 as an oral

  • Roche loses Herceptin patents in India Roche loses Herceptin patents in India

    The Herceptin ruling comes shortly after India revoked a patent granted to GlaxoSmithKline for breast cancer drug Tykerb (lapatinib) under controversial legislation which does not allow patents for incremental innovations, such

  • GSK loses patent on Tykerb in India GSK loses patent on Tykerb in India

    low-cost competition to Tykerb (lapatinib), which had worldwide sales of $160m in the first half of this year. ... The company added that it will "continue to take steps to ensure that Tykerb is available to women … in India who need it".

  • GSK’s Tyverb/ Tykerb disappoints in gastric cancer trial GSK’s Tyverb/ Tykerb disappoints in gastric cancer trial

    The difference in median overall survival between the two arms was just 1.7 months in favour of patients on Tyverb/ Tykerb (lapatinib). ... GSK has previously announced that Tyverb/ Tykerb had missed its endpoint in a trial investigating its use on early

  • Roche's Herceptin follow-up cleared in US Roche's Herceptin follow-up cleared in US

    The agency fast-tracked approval of Kadcyla on the back of data from the 991-patient EMILIA trial, which compared Kadcyla to GlaxoSmithKline's HER2-targetting drug Tykerb (lapatinib) used alongside ... Data from the study showed that overall survival (OS)

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  • Pharma deals during April 2014 Pharma deals during April 2014

    Additional GSK products include the VEGFR inhibitor, Votrient (renal cell carcinoma), Tykerb (HER2 metastatic breast cancer), Arzerra (chronic lymphocytic leukaemia) and Promacta (thrombocytopenia). GSK will continue with its immunotherapy and

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