AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza (olaparib) Receive EU’s Approval as 1L Maintenance Treatment for HRD-Positive Advanced Ovarian Cancer

 AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza (olaparib) Receive EU’s Approval as 1L Maintenance Treatment for HRD-Positive Advanced Ovarian Cancer

AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza (olaparib) Receive EU’s Approval as 1L Maintenance Treatment for HRD-Positive Advanced Ovarian Cancer

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  • The approval is based on a biomarker subgroup analysis of P-III PAOLA-1 study assessing Lynparza + bevacizumab vs bevacizumab alone as 1L maintenance treatment in patients with newly diagnosed advanced FIGO Stage III-IV high-grade serous/ endometrioid ovarian, fallopian tube, peritoneal cancer who had CR/PR to 1L treatment with Pt. based CT and bevacizumab
  • Results: reduction in risk of disease progression or death by 67%, PFS (37.2mos. vs 17.7mos.); PFS2 (50.3mos. vs 35.3mos.)
  • Following the approval, AZ will receive $25M as a regulatory milestone from MSD. The approval follows the CHMP’s positive opinion granted in Sept’2020

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