FDA grants priority review to Keytruda plus chemotherapy for lung cancer subtype
4 monthes ago - By Healio
The FDA granted priority review designation to a supplemental biologics license application that seeks approval of pembrolizumab for use in combination with chemotherapy as first-line treatment of metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer regardless of PD-L1 expression.
The agency set a target action date of Oct. 30.
Pembrolizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody that blocks the interaction between PD-1 and its ligands, PD-L1 and PD-L2.
The agent already is approved in the United States for treatment of certain patients with NSCLC, melanoma, head and neck cancer,
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Experimental drug stops Parkinson's disease progression in mice
4 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily
Researchers say they have developed an experimental drug, similar to compounds used to treat diabetes, that slows the progression of Parkinson's disease itself - as well as its symptoms - in mice.
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Established lung fibrosis can be reversed using diabetes drug treatment
4 monthes ago - By News Medical
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have shown -; for the first time -; that established lung fibrosis can be reversed using a drug treatment that targets cell metabolism.
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