FDA approves Ramucirumab in combination with paclitaxel

05 Dec 2014 12:07 PM | Lori Aubrey (Administrator)

On November 5, 2014, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved ramucirumab (Cyramza, Eli Lilly and Company) for use in combination with paclitaxel for the treatment of patients with advanced gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma.  Ramucirumab was approved in April, 2014 as a single agent for the treatment of patients with advanced gastric or GEJ adenocarcinoma refractory to or progressive following first-line therapy with platinum or fluoropyrimidine chemotherapy.


FDA Approvals

Comments

Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society
P.O. Box 643
Sandown, NH 03873-0643
Telephone (603) 887-1948
info@nnecos.org

This website brought to you by:


Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software