BeiGene BTK Cancer Drug Approved in US for Lymphoma
publication date: Nov 15, 2019
BeiGene, a Beijing oncology biopharma, announced US approval of its Bruton’s tyrosine kinase candidate, Brukinsa™ (zanubrutinib), as a second-line treatment for adult patients with mantle cell lymphoma. Brukinsa is the first BeiGene-discovered product to be approved. The approval was based on the candidate's overall response rate of 84% and complete response of 59%. BeiGene may be asked to conduct a confirmatory trial of Brukinsa. The company expects its second approval before the end of the year for China use of its PD-1 candidate. More details...
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