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CytRx Corporation agrees on preparations for a New Drug Application (NDA) submission for aldoxorubicin in soft tissue sarcomas (STS).

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Last updated:23rd Apr 2017
Published:23rd Apr 2017
Source: Pharmawand

CytRx Corporation has announced the FDA has reached an agreement with CytRx on preparations for a New Drug Application (NDA) submission for aldoxorubicin in soft tissue sarcomas (STS). STS remains a high unmet medical need.

The Company's goal is to submit a rolling NDA under section 505(b)(2) to the FDA for soft tissue sarcomas in the last quarter of 2017. CytRx also plans to discuss with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) a path to filing a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA). The commercial launch of aldoxorubicin is still projected for 2018 in the United States. Aldoxorubicin has received Orphan Drug Designation by the FDA for the treatment of STS. European regulators granted aldoxorubicin Orphan Medicinal Product Designation for STS which confers ten years of market exclusivity among other benefits.

The proposed product label would include the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas. New data could allow future use of aldoxorubicin in neoadjuvant (pre-surgery) settings, as well as a replacement for doxorubicin in combinations. CytRx is also working on a market expansion strategy which could include other indications for aldoxorubicin including combinations with other chemotherapeutics and immunotherapies. CytRx is under confidentiality agreements with a number of companies for a commercial partnership for the marketing of aldoxorubicin. The Company believes those active discussions may be further advanced by this latest news.

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