The Competition Appeal Tribunal in the UK has overturned a £90 million fine for Pfizer and Flynn Pharma issued by the Competition and Markets Authority for charging unfair prices for phenytoin sodium capsules.
MSD’s Keytruda will be routinely available on the NHS for specific patients with previously untreated metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer, after NHS England struck a deal with the company, endorsed by NICE, to ensure its cost-effectiveness.
It is looking unlikely that Janssen’s Zytiga plus androgen deprivation therapy and prednisone/prednisolone will become routinely available on the NHS as a first-line treatment for patients with high-risk hormone-sensitive metastatic prostate cancer.
US regulators have approved a combination of Eli Lilly’s Alimta and MSD’s Keytruda as first-line treatment for patients with metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), irrespective of PD-L1 expression status.
Clovis Oncology is seeking to expand use of its PARP inhibitor Rubraca in Europe to include maintenance treatment of certain adults with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer.