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December 10, 2012
18:08 EDTARIAARIAD announces long-term molecular response data on Ponatinib
ARIAD Pharmaceuticals announced updated molecular response data from its Phase 1 and pivotal Phase 2 trials of ponatinib, its investigational BCR-ABL inhibitor, in heavily pretreated patients with resistant or intolerant chronic myeloid leukemia or Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The studies now show that 51% of chronic-phase CML patients in the Phase 1 trial achieved a major molecular response with a median follow-up of 30 months, and 34% of chronic-phase patients achieved MMR in the PACE trial with a median follow-up of 15 months.
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October 24, 2014
07:37 EDTARIAARIAD announces CHMP adopts final opinion on Iclusig
ARIAD Pharmaceuticals announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has adopted its final opinion on Iclusig following the recommendations made by the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee earlier this month. The PRAC conducted an 11-month review of the available data on Iclusig and consulted with a scientific advisory group in oncology. This week, the EMA recommended that Iclusig continue to be used in accordance with its already approved indications as a treatment of certain leukaemias and confirmed that the benefit-risk profile of Iclusig continues to be positive in each of these indications. The EMA also recommended additional warnings in the European product information to minimize the risk of vascular events. The company said, "We are now well positioned to complete pricing and reimbursement negotiations in Europe and to ensure that Iclusig is available to appropriate Philadelphia-chromosome positive leukaemia patients."

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