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Bayer secures one-two treatment for liver cancer after EU approval

05:50 EDT 7 Aug 2017 | Pharmafile

Bayer has announced that it has received European Commission approval for its treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, a type of liver cancer, as second-line treatment. This means that Stivarga will be available to use after Bayer’s other therapy, Nexavar, used in first-line treatment.

The approval comes after the treatment had already been approved in the US and Japan for second-line treatment, in April and June respectively. The decision was based on the results from its RESORCE trial showed that the drug was able to improve overall survival (OS) in patients.

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