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Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia

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Janssen's Imbruvica fails to win NICE backing in lymphoma

Janssen's Imbruvica fails to win NICE backing in lymphoma

Janssen's Imbruvica fails to win NICE backing in lymphoma. But the agency recommends it on the CDF for another type of cancer. ... There was some positive news for Janssen, however, as Imbruvica received a positive recommendation to treat Waldenström's

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  • NICE rejects Imbruvica for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma NICE rejects Imbruvica for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

    NICE rejects Imbruvica for non-Hodgkin’ s lymphoma. Draft guidance cites insufficient cost-effectiveness evidence for J&J’ s drug. ... drug. Imbruvica is used to treat Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia - a rare type of slow-growing non-Hodgkin's

  • FDA clears Imbruvica as chemo alternative for first-line CLL FDA clears Imbruvica as chemo alternative for first-line CLL

    mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) and the treatment of Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia. ... AbbVie and J&J's drug also achieved partial or complete responses in 82% of patients, compared to 35% of the chemotherapy group.

  • AZ takes majority stake in cancer drug developer Acerta AZ takes majority stake in cancer drug developer Acerta

    Acalabrutinib is a Bruton's tyrosine kinase (Btk) inhibitor in the same class as Janssen/Pharmacyclics/Abbvie's Imbruvica (ibrutinib) drug for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia, which ... This week it agreed a

  • AZ confirms interest in Acerta takeover AZ confirms interest in Acerta takeover

    as a treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) and Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia. ... Analysts have speculated that AZ's interest in Acerta could draw other possible suitors out of the shadows.

  • Imbruvica filed as first-line leukaemia therapy Imbruvica filed as first-line leukaemia therapy

    of Waldenström's macroglobulinaemia. ... Imbruvica is a first-in-class Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor - licensed by Janssen from Pharmacyclics in 2011 in a deal valued at up to $975m.

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