Product Approvals In Brief: Xalkori Gets Full Approval, H5N1 Flu Vaccine Approved
Pfizer gains full approval for its lung cancer treatment Xalkori, following accelerated approval in 2011; also updates on ID Biomedical’s adjuvanted H5N1 flu vaccine; a new indication for Bayer/Onyx’s cancer treatment Nexavar; a new formulation for Merck’s antifungal Noxafil; and BTG’s new varicose vein product Varithena.
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