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CHMP recommends Provenge ( Dendreon) for treatment of Prostate Cancer

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Last updated:30th Jun 2013
Published:30th Jun 2013
Source: Pharmawand

Dendreon Corporation announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has on 28 June 2013 adopted a positive opinion recommending that Provenge(autologous peripheral blood mononuclear cells activated with PAP-GM-CSF or Sipuleucel-T) be granted marketing authorization in the European Union (EU), for the treatment of asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic (non-visceral) castrate resistant Prostate Cancer in male adults in whom chemotherapy is not yet clinically indicated. The CHMP's recommendation follows a positive recommendation by the Committee for Advanced Therapy (CAT).

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