Tesaro’s Niraparib Takes PARP Inhibitor Lead In Ovarian Cancer
This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly
Tesaro Inc. announced the launch of a Phase III trial for its PARP inhibitor niraparib in ovarian cancer, while registrational data from three global Phase III studies for anti-emetic rolapitant are due by the end of 2013.
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