Bavencio Approved in EU as First-line Maintenance Therapy for Bladder Cancer

Bavencio Approved in EU as First-line Maintenance Therapy for Bladder Cancer

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Bavencio Approved in EU as First-line Maintenance Therapy for Bladder Cancer

The European Commission (EC) has approved Bavencio (avelumab) as a first-line maintenance treatment for adults with advanced urothelial carcinoma, the most common form of bladder cancer, whose disease did not progress after platinum-based chemotherapy. This decision follows a positive recommendation from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use, a branch of the European Medicines Agency. Bavencio was approved in the U.S. for the same indication in June 2020. “Today’s announcement is the latest example of our…

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