Abraxane Approved For Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

The FDA recently approved Abraxane for the treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer. This is a breakthrough for Celgene (who acquired the drug with their acquisition of Abraxis), and is the first significant change in the treatment of pancreatic cancer in the last 8 years.  Results from the latest clinical trials, revealed at this year’s ASCO meeting, highlighted the drugs ability to extend the lives of pancreatic cancer patients from 3 to 6 months.

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