Tag Archives: Bruno Strigini

Novartis confirms benefits of first-line Tasigna treatment seen in earlier trials in newly-diagnosed patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML)

Patients on Tasigna achieved rapid and high rates of molecular response with a very low rate of progression to advanced disease ENEST1st data confirm the favorable benefit/risk profile of Tasigna in newly-diagnosed CML patients seen in the pivotal ENESTnd study … Read the full press release

20th EHA Congress in Vienna: Novartis data shows increased PFS benefit of Farydak® in new subgroup of patients with previously treated multiple myeloma

Panobinostat combination more than doubled median PFS benefit by 7.8 months in patients who received >=2 prior lines of therapy, including bortezomib and IMiD[1] Multiple myeloma is an incurable cancer of the plasma cells, a type of white blood cell … Read the full press release

Novartis: US FDA approved Promacta for the treatment of children six years and older with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)

Promacta® (eltrombopag) significantly increased and sustained platelet counts in two studies, including the largest Phase III clinical trial in this patient population Characterized by a low platelet count[1], ITP can affect up to 5 in 100,000 children each year[2] and … Read the full press release

Novartis’s Signifor® LAR to treat patients with life-threatening hormonal disorder acromegaly receives FDA approval

Acromegaly is an endocrine disorder caused by elevated growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) levels[1] Signifor LAR, a next-generation somatostatin analog, provides a new option for patients with acromegaly with inadequately controlled disease[2] Signifor LAR FDA approval is … Read the full press release

Novartis’ Signifor® (pasireotide) intramuscular injection to treat adult patients with acromegaly approved by the European Commission

Acromegaly is a rare pituitary disorder, which requires normalization of hormonal levels to help prevent the serious consequences of the disease[1],[2],[3],[4] Approval based on two large phase III trials showing superior efficacy of new formulation of Signifor over current SSAs … Read the full press release