Posted from: Thursday, January 05, 2017 - 05:14 PM - Present

Rubraca Approved for Ovarian Cancer

December 19, 2016 - The U.S. FDA granted accelerated approval for Rubraca™ (rucaparib), manufactured by Clovis Oncology, Inc. Rubraca is indicated for ovarian cancer that has progressed despite at least two chemotherapy treatments and that has a deleterious BRAC genetic mutation as confirmed by an FDA-approved diagnostic test. Rubraca was granted accelerated approval which is something that is given to drugs where the clinical study information shows promise for treating serious or life-threatening diseases, even though studies are not completed. Rubraca is an oral drug with recommended dosing of 600mg twice a day until the cancer worsens or the patient cannot take the drug any longer. Clovis Oncology plans on launching Rubraca as soon as possible. 

 

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