Tag: AstraZeneca

June 29, 2023 Off

IMFINZI® (durvalumab) plus IMJUDO® (tremelimumab-actl) demonstrated sustained overall survival benefit in advanced liver cancer with an unprecedented one in four patients alive at four years in HIMALAYA Phase III trial

By Dino Mustafić

Updated results from the HIMALAYA Phase III trial showed AstraZeneca’s IMFINZI® (durvalumab) plus IMJUDO® (tremelimumab-actl) demonstrated a sustained, clinically meaningful overall survival (OS) benefit at four years for patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who had not received prior systemic therapy and were not eligible for localized treatment.

April 21, 2022 Off

AstraZeneca’s Evusheld Reduces the Risk of COVID-19 by 77%

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AstraZeneca has announced detailed results from the PROVENT Phase III pre-exposure prophylaxis (prevention) trial showed that  Evusheld (tixagevimab and cilgavimab), formerly AZD7442, reduced the risk of developing symptomatic COVID-19 by 77% in the primary analysis and by 83% in the six month follow-up analysis, compared to placebo.

March 28, 2022 Off

AstraZeneca’s Evusheld Approved in the EU for Prevention of COVID-19

By Dino Mustafić

AstraZeneca’s Evusheld (tixagevimab co-packaged with cilgavimab), a long-acting antibody combination, has been granted marketing authorisation in the European Union (EU) for the pre-exposure prophylaxis (prevention) of COVID-19 in a broad population of adults and adolescents aged 12 years and older weighing at least 40 kg.

March 16, 2022 Off

Lynparza Reduced Risk of Death by 32% in the Adjuvant Treatment of Patients with Germline BRCA-mutated High-risk Early Breast Cancer

By Dino Mustafić

Further positive results from the OlympiA Phase III trial showed AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza (olaparib) demonstrated a statistically significant and clinically meaningful improvement in overall survival (OS) versus placebo in the adjuvant treatment of patients with germline BRCA-mutated (gBRCAm) high-risk human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative early breast cancer who had completed local treatment and standard neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy.