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FDA approves olaparib (Lynparza) plus bevacizumab as maintenance treatment for ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancers

11 May 2020 2:37 PM | Nathan Strunk (Administrator)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the indication of olaparib (LYNPARZA, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP) to include its combination with bevacizumab for first-line maintenance treatment of adult patients with advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who are in complete or partial response to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy and whose cancer is associated with homologous recombination deficiency positive status defined by either a deleterious or suspected deleterious BRCA mutation, and/or genomic instability. Read full press release.

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