Posted from: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 03:40 PM - Present

Approval of Kidney Cancer Drug Lenvima

May 16, 2016 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lenvima® (lenvatinib) for treating patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (aRCC) in combination with Afinitor® (everolimus – Novartis) following prior anti-angiogenic therapy. Lenvima is an oral multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor manufactured by Eisai. The recommended dose for aRCC is 18mg of Lenvima in combination with 5mg of Afinitor, once daily. Lenvima was previously approved in February 2015 for the treatment of patients with locally recurrent or metastatic, progressive, radioactive iodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC). 


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