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Wednesday 19 June 2019
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Lynparza approved for first-line maintenance treatment of BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer

Tuesday 18th June 2019
AstraZeneca and MSD have announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved Lynparza (olaparib) as a 1st-line maintenance treatment for women with BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer.
 
The licensed indication is as a maintenance treatment of adult patients with advanced (FIGO stages III and IV) BRCA1/2-mutated (germline and/or somatic) high-grade epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who are in response (...
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First PARP inhibitor approved in the EU for patients with this difficult-to-treat disease and third EU approval for Lynparza