Latest Taiho Pharmaceutical Stories

2014-07-23 00:21:22

TOKYO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Investment to Foster Early Biotech Start-ups - Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "Taiho"), a fully-fledged oncology pharmaceutical company, announced on July 23 that the company will be investing US$30 million in Remiges BioPharma Fund (hereinafter "Remiges Fund"), a newly formed biotech venture capital fund. Taiho has a long history of developing new therapeutic options to serve the needs of oncologists and cancer patients. Our...

2014-06-28 08:21:00

- TAS-102 demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in overall survival and progression-free survival - BARCELONA, Spain and PRINCETON, N.J., June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Oncology, Inc., a subsidiary of Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Japan), announced today detailed findings from its global Phase III RECOURSE trial of TAS-102 (nonproprietary names: trifluridine and tipiracil hydrochloride), an oral combination anticancer drug. TAS-102 achieved statistically...

2014-05-12 04:21:55

- Chief Commercial Officer, Tim Whitten, to lead commercialization effort - PRINCETON, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Oncology, Inc., a division of Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Japan), today announced the appointment of Tim Whitten to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. The appointment of Mr. Whitten represents the initial step in the transition of the company to a more fully integrated clinical development and commercial entity as it...

2014-05-12 04:21:52

- Company Plans to Pursue Regulatory Submissions - TOKYO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) and its division Taiho Oncology, Inc. (Princeton, N.J.) announced on May 12 results from its global Phase III RECOURSE trial on its oral combination anticancer drug TAS-102 (nonproprietary names: trifluridine and tipiracil hydrochloride) in refractory metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). The RECOURSE trial met its primary endpoint of demonstrating...

2014-03-24 04:22:04

TOKYO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, President: Masayuki Kobayashi) announced on March 24 that it has obtained approval in Japan from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare to manufacture and market the oral combination anticancer drug "Lonsurf(R) combination tablet T15, T20" (nonproprietary names: trifluridine and tipiracil hydrochloride; development code: TAS-102), for the treatment of patients with unresectable advanced or recurrent...

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