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Gilead looks set to expand its lead position in the triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) market in Europe with a positive opinion for Trodelvy from the CHMP.
Although the label’s PD-L1 expression requirement could limit the addressable market, there is also potential for future combination with Seagen’s recently approved Tivdak.
Given the requirement for patients to have a Ki-67 score of at least 20%, the challenge now is to alter physicians’ thinking around Ki-67 testing, execs told Scrip.
The company created two new divisions focused on the new disease areas, bringing in former executives from Bristol Myers Squibb and Sanofi Pasteur.
Flexion’s Zilretta is forecast to have big market potential with the growth of osteoarthritis, and Pacira’s CEO suggested there were commercial synergies with its Iovera device.
CEO Ying Huang talked about the biotech’s plans for CAR-T therapies after its J&J-partnered program.