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NMPA (China) approves tislelizumab, as a treatment for patients with locally advanced or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. BeiGene.

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Published:16th Apr 2022

“As a second-line treatment for patients with ESCC, this differentiated checkpoint inhibitor demonstrated significant improvements in overall survival and was generally well-tolerated in our Phase III trial of tislelizumab,” commented Mark Lanasa, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Solid Tumors, at BeiGene. “Tislelizumab regulatory submissions in this indication submitted by Novartis are under review by the U.S. FDA and the European Medicines Agency, highlighting our commitment to advancing its progress on behalf of the many patients around the world with ESCC and other forms of cancer.”

Condition: Oesophageal Cancer
Type: drug

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