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Lynparza tablets approved for NHS use in platinum-sensitive, BRCA-mutated ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer

06:52 EST 16 Jan 2020 | Pharmafile

It has been announced that tablet form of Lynparza (olaparib), the PARP inhibitor developed by AstraZeneca and MSD, has secured recommendation from NICE  for the treatment of relapsed platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer in adult patients with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation.

Data supplied in support of the case for the drug’s recommendation demonstrated that Lynparza presented a progression-free survival benefit of 19.1 months, compared to 5.5 months for placebo.

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