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FDA approves Fotivda for advanced renal cell carcinoma.- AVEO Oncology

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Published:13th Mar 2021
AVEO Oncology announced that the FDA has approved Fotivda (tivozanib) for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) who have received two or more prior systemic therapies.The approval of Fotivda is based on AVEO’s pivotal Phase III study, TIVO-3, comparing Fotivda to sorafenib in relapsed or refractory advanced RCC following two or more prior systemic therapies. The application is also supported by three additional trials in RCC and includes safety data from over 1,000 clinical trial subjects. Patients (n=350) enrolled in the TIVO-3 study were randomized 1:1 to receive either Fotivda or sorafenib. The main efficacy outcome measure was progression-free survival (PFS), assessed by a blinded independent radiology review committee. Other efficacy endpoints were overall survival (OS) and objective response rate (ORR). Median PFS was 5.6 months (95% CI: 4.8, 7.3) in the Fotivda arm (n=175) compared with 3.9 months (95% CI: 3.7, 5.6) for those treated with sorafenib (HR 0.73; 95% CI: 0.56, 0.95; p=0.016). Median OS was 16.4 (95% CI: 13.4, 21.9) and 19.2 months (95% CI: 14.9, 24.2), for the Fotivda and sorafenib arms, respectively (HR 0.97; 95% CI: 0.75, 1.24). The ORR was 18% (95% CI: 12%, 24%) for the Fotivda arm and 8% (95% CI: 4%, 13%) for the sorafenib arm. The most common (at least 20%) adverse reactions were fatigue, hypertension, diarrhea, decreased appetite, nausea, dysphonia, hypothyroidism, cough, and stomatitis.
Condition: Renal Cell Carcinoma
Type: drug

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