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Novartis Kisqali® (ribociclib, LEE011) receives FDA approval as first-line treatment for HR+/HER2- metastatic breast cancer in combination with any aromatase inhibitor

It’s only fair to share… Approved based on a first-line Phase III trial that met its primary endpoint of progression-free survival (PFS) at interim analysis due to superior efficacy compared to letrozole alone[1] At this interim analysis, Kisqali plus letrozole reduced risk of disease progression or death by 44% over letrozole alone, and demonstrated tumor …

US FDA grants approval for Novartis’ Ilaris (canakinumab) to treat Periodic Fever Syndromes

It’s only fair to share… Ribbon diagram of canakinumab (blue) bound to IL-1β (yellow) from PDBentry 5bvp[1] US FDA grants approval for Novartis’ Ilaris to treat Periodic Fever Syndromes Novartis has received the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval for Ilaris (canakinumab) to treat rare Periodic Fever Syndrome conditions. 26 September 2016 Read at http://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/newsus-fda-grants-approval-for-novartis-ilaris-to-treat-periodic-fever-syndromes-5014453?WT.mc_id=DN_News …