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2012-08-17 06:06:46

“Hints” for longer survival only in specific patients / Greater harm cannot be excluded Eribulin (trade name: Halaven®) was approved in March 2011 for women with locally advanced or metastasizing breast cancer in whom the disease has progressed despite prior drug therapy. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the "Act on the Reform of the Market for Medicinal Products” (AMNOG), the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) examined...

2012-07-17 12:20:03

- Partnership Based on Open Innovation That Leverages Eisai's Natural Product Chemistry-Based Drug Discovery Platform -Tokyo, July 17, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that its U.S. subsidiary Eisai Inc. has entered into a research collaboration with U.S. biopharmaceutical company Verastem, Inc. for the generation of small molecule Wnt inhibitors that target cancer stem cells. Based on this agreement, Eisai will synthesize analogs of VS-507 (salinomycin) with the aim of...

2012-04-23 20:20:12

Tokyo, Apr 23, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that the German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)(1), the supreme decision-making body for the self-governing medical system in Germany, considers the use of Halaven(R) (eribulin mesylate) to have additional benefit versus comparative treatments, defined by the G-BA for women who have already had extensive prior treatment for metastatic or locally advanced breast cancer.This assessment by the G-BA affirms the additional...

2011-12-15 00:20:01

Tokyo, Dec 15, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co. Ltd announced today that its Canadian pharmaceutical sales subsidiary Eisai Limited (Eisai Canada) has received approval from Health Canada for Halaven (eribulin mesylate), a novel anticancer agent discovered and developed by Eisai, for the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer who have previously received at least two chemotherapeutic regimens for the treatment of metastatic disease. Prior therapy should have included an...

2011-07-19 12:35:02

Tokyo, July 19, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. today announced the launch of its novel anticancer agent Halaven(R) in Japan for the treatment of inoperable or recurrent breast cancer. Halaven(R) is the first novel anticancer agent to be discovered and developed by the Eisai. Having simultaneously submitted marketing authorization applications to the regulatory authorities in Japan, the United States and the European Union (EU) in March 2010, the company first launched Halaven(R) in...

2011-04-22 04:35:01

Tokyo, Apr 22, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4523) announced today that it has received approval to market its novel anticancer Halaven(R) Injection 1mg (eribulin mesylate) in Japan for the treatment of inoperable and recurrent breast cancer. Discovered and developed by Eisai, Halaven is now approved in each of the world's three largest pharmaceutical markets, comprising Japan, the United States and the European Union (EU).The Japan marketing authorization application for...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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