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239 Days: Oncopeptides' Myeloma Drug Pepaxto Comes Off Market Just Months After Accelerated Approval

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Withdrawal announcement marks shortest interval ever from accelerated approval to market removal after OCEAN confirmatory trial showed an adverse overall survival trend and US FDA said a hypothesis-generating subgroup analysis would need to be borne out in another study.

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