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26 Marzo 2018

Lenvatinib Approved for HCC in Japan

March 23, 2018 – Japan’s Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency has approved lenvatinib mesylate for the frontline treatment of patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The approval was based on data from the phase III REFLECT trial, in which overall survival (OS) was noninferior for lenvatinib versus sorafenib. Median OS with lenvatinib was 13.6 versus 12.3 months for sorafenib (HR, 0.92; 95% CI, 0.79-1.06). Lenvatinib was also associated … (leggi tutto)