Eisai’s Lenvima Will Face Off Against Nexavar In Thyroid Cancer
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Approved two months early, tyrosine kinase inhibitor’s labeling reflects 14.7-month progression-free survival improvement in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer, almost triple the benefit seen with Bayer/Amgen’s sorafenib.
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