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  • Conversation: Jazz’ Vyxeos wins EU nod for certain acute myeloid leukaemias

    • August 29, 2018 7:42 PM BST
    • Jazz’ Vyxeos wins EU nod for certain acute myeloid leukaemias

      Dublin, Ireland-based Jazz Pharmaceuticals will be celebrating news of European approval of its leukaemia drug Vyxeos.
      The European Commission is allowing use of the drug to treat adults with newly diagnosed, therapy-related acute myeloid leukaemia (t-AML) or AML with myelodysplasia-related changes (AML-MRC).
      Vyxeos is an advanced liposomal formulation that delivers a synergistic molar ratio of daunorubicin and cytarabine, and is “the first chemotherapy to demonstrate an overall survival advantage versus the standard of care in a Phase III study of older adult patients” with these conditions, said Daniel Swisher, Jazz’ president and chief operating officer.
      Read more: http://www.pharmatimes.com/news/jazz_vyxeos_wins_eu_nod_for_certain_acute_myeloid_leukaemias_1250597

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