Along with new drug partner Merck, the British drugmaker displayed results showing that adding Lynparza to Johnson & Johnson prostate cancer fighter Zytiga was a more potent disease-fighter than Zytiga alone. As compared to a time-frame of 8.2 months for solo Zytiga, the combo effectively prevented disease progression for 13.8 months.
With a view to widening the scope of treatment for ovarian cancer patients, EU regulators have greenlighted MSD’s Lynparza and stamped approval for a new dosing regimen and tablet formulation for AstraZeneca.
AstraZeneca is back at it again with asset sales. The company, which has taken some flak for a series of deals to offload asset rights, inked an agreement with Luye Pharma for legacy antipsychotic Seroquel and an extended-release version.
It's no secret that respiratory drugs make up a crowded field, and forthcoming generics will make the competition tougher still. AstraZeneca's Symbicort is no stranger to the fallout, either, what with payers pressing prices and new rivals grabbing share.
AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., US (Merck: known as MSD outside the US and Canada) today presented data from the Phase III OlympiAD trial, showing the final overall survival (OS) results for LYNPARZA®(olaparib) in metastatic breast cancer at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 14-18, 2018.
The FDA has slapped a clinical hold on a combo therapy using Advaxis’$ADXS axalimogene filolisbac along with AstraZeneca’s approved PD-L1 Imfinzi following the death of a patient in their Phase I/II trial.
AstraZeneca today announced that the European Medicines Agency has accepted the Marketing Authorisation Variation forForxiga (dapagliflozin), a selective SGLT-2 inhibitor, for use as an oral adjunct treatment to insulin in adults with type-1 diabetes (T1D).
Pharma giant AstraZeneca has seen a fourfold increase in research productivity following a narrowing of disease focus and cuts in laboratory and staff over the past seven years, Reutersreported Thursday.
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