Celltrion Files For Korea Approval Of Herceptin Biosimilar
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Amid M&A talks and expectations for imminent European approval of a Remicade biosimilar, Celltrion becomes the first company to file for regulatory approval of a biosimilar of Roche’s blockbuster breast cancer therapy trastuzumab.
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Roche is set to launch T-DM1 at the price of $9,800 a month, similar to cost of the preferred first-line regimen, which includes a combination of its own Perjeta and Herceptin. Drug was tested mostly in second-line HER-2 positive mBC, but labeling allows first-line treatment in a subset of patients at high risk.
SEOUL - Despite controversy over an accounting issue raised recently by local media, analysts remain bullish about Korea biosimilars front-runner Celltrion, Inc., which is gearing up to launch two biosimilars next year
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