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Latest Cushing's disease Stories

2012-12-15 12:20:20

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Dec. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Signifor(®) (pasireotide) injection for the treatment of adult patients with Cushing's disease for whom pituitary surgery is not an option or has not been curative(3). Signifor is the first medicine to be approved in the US that addresses the underlying mechanism of Cushing's disease, a serious, debilitating endocrine disorder caused by the presence of a...

2012-12-14 20:21:08

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Signifor(®) (pasireotide) injection for the treatment of adult patients with Cushing's disease for whom pituitary surgery is not an option or has not been curative(3). Signifor is the first medicine to be approved in the US that addresses the underlying mechanism of Cushing's disease, a serious, debilitating endocrine disorder caused by the presence of a...

2012-11-07 16:28:05

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (EMDAC) has voted unanimously in support of the use of Signifor(®) (pasireotide) for the treatment of patients with Cushing's disease who require medical therapeutic intervention. "We are encouraged by today's favorable advisory committee recommendation for pasireotide in Cushing's disease and will work closely with the FDA as it completes...