Angelica Welch

FDA Grants Lynparza Priority Review for Frontline Maintenance in Ovarian Cancer

November 12, 2018

The FDA has granted a priority review designation to a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for Lynparza (olaparib) tablets for use as a maintenance therapy in patients with newly-diagnosed, BRCA-positive advanced ovarian cancer who achieved a complete or partial response to standard frontline platinum-based chemotherapy.

Maintenance Lynparza Improves PFS for Ovarian Cancer

October 30, 2018

The PARP inhibitor Lynparza (olaparib) significantly improved progression-free survival (PFS) as frontline maintenance therapy for women with BRCA-positive advanced ovarian cancer, according to findings from the randomized phase 3 SOLO-1 trial presented at the 2018 ESMO Congress.

Treatment Options Expanding in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

December 04, 2017

Treatment options for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer continue to expand, especially after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Nerlynx (neratinib) earlier in 2017 and the more recent priority review designation of Perjeta (pertuzumab).