Roche Pharma launches drug to treat breast cancer
PHESGO was first approved by the US FDA in June 2020 during the peak of the Covid pandemic, by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in December 2020. In India, PHESGO was approved by the DCGI in October 2021 and the import license was granted in January 2022. Globally, over 17,000 breast cancer patients have benefitted from PHESGO as on December 2021, the drug firm stated. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New three-year data for Roche ’s Evrysdi (risdiplam) show long-term improvements in survival and motor milestones in babies with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
91% of infants treated withEvrysdi in the FIREFISH study were still alive at three yearsInfants treated withEvrysdi maintained or continued to improve in measures of motor function, including their ability to sit without support for 5 and 30 secondsEvrysdi has proven efficacy in infants and adults, with over 5,000 patients treated to dateBasel, 29 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new three-year data from the FIREFISH study, including one-year data from the open label extension, reinforcing the long-term efficacy and safety of Evrysdi ® (risdiplam) in infants with symptomatic Type 1 spinal mu...
Source: Roche Media News - April 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New three-year data for Roche ’s Evrysdi (risdiplam) show long-term improvements in survival and motor milestones in babies with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
91% of infants treated withEvrysdi in the FIREFISH study were still alive at three yearsInfants treated withEvrysdi maintained or continued to improve in measures of motor function, including their ability to sit without support for 5 and 30 secondsEvrysdi has proven efficacy in infants and adults, with over 5,000 patients treated to dateBasel, 29 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new three-year data from the FIREFISH study, including one-year data from the open label extension, reinforcing the long-term efficacy and safety of Evrysdi ® (risdiplam) in infants with symptomatic Type 1 spinal mu...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche reports good sales growth in the first quarter of 2022
Basel, 25 April 2022Group sales increase 11%1 at constant exchange rates (CER) and 10% in Swiss francsPharmaceuticals Divisionsales up 6%; continued strong sales of new medicines for severe diseases. Impact of biosimilars decreases as expected.Diagnostics Divisionsales grow 24% due to good momentum in base business and continued high demand for COVID-19 tests. After a strong first quarter, significant decline in COVID-19-related testing expected.Highlights in the first quarter:FDA approval of Vabysmo (severe eye diseases); CHMP recommends EU approval of Polivy combination (aggressive form of blood cancer), Tecentriq (early...
Source: Roche Media News - April 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Roche reports good sales growth in the first quarter of 2022
Group sales increase 11%1 at constant exchange rates (CER) and 10% in Swiss francsPharmaceuticals Divisionsales up 6%; continued strong sales of new medicines for severe diseases. Impact of biosimilars decreases as expected.Diagnostics Divisionsales grow 24% due to good momentum in base business and continued high demand for COVID-19 tests. After a strong first quarter, significant decline in COVID-19-related testing expected.Highlights in the first quarter:FDA approval of Vabysmo (severe eye diseases); CHMP recommends EU approval of Polivy combination (aggressive form of blood cancer), Tecentriq (early-stage non-small cel...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CHMP recommends EU approval of Roche ’s Tecentriq as adjuvant treatment for a subset of people with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
In the Phase III IMpower010 trial, adjuvant Tecentriq reduced the risk of disease recurrence or death by 57% in people with PD-L1 high resectable Stage II-III NSCLC compared with best supportive careMore than half of people with early-stage NSCLC experience disease recurrence following surgery,1 and most of these recurrent tumours are metastatic, making them incurable2-7If approved, Tecentriq will be the first and only cancer immunotherapy available for certain people with early-stage NSCLC in EuropeBasel, 22 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s (EMA) Commi...
Source: Roche Media News - April 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CHMP recommends EU approval of Roche ’s Tecentriq as adjuvant treatment for a subset of people with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer
In the Phase III IMpower010 trial, adjuvant Tecentriq reduced the risk of disease recurrence or death by 57% in people with PD-L1 high resectable Stage II-III NSCLC compared with best supportive careMore than half of people with early-stage NSCLC experience disease recurrence following surgery,1 and most of these recurrent tumours are metastatic, making them incurable2-7If approved, Tecentriq will be the first and only cancer immunotherapy available for certain people with early-stage NSCLC in EuropeBasel, 22 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s (EMA) Commi...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CHMP recommends EU conditional approval of Roche ’s potential first-in-class bispecific antibody mosunetuzumab for people with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma
If approved, mosunetuzumab would be the first CD20xCD3 T-cell engaging bispecific antibody available to treat follicular lymphoma (FL) offering a new, off-the-shelf, fixed-duration treatment optionThe recommendation is based on the GO29781 study where mosunetuzumab induced high complete response rates, with the majority of complete responses lasting for at least 18 months in people with heavily pretreated FLBasel, 22 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended approval under conditional marketin...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CHMP recommends EU conditional approval of Roche ’s potential first-in-class bispecific antibody mosunetuzumab for people with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma
If approved, mosunetuzumab would be the first CD20xCD3 T-cell engaging bispecific antibody available to treat follicular lymphoma (FL) offering a new, off-the-shelf, fixed-duration treatment optionThe recommendation is based on the GO29781 study where mosunetuzumab induced high complete response rates, with the majority of complete responses lasting for at least 18 months in people with heavily pretreated FLBasel, 22 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended approval under conditional marketin...
Source: Roche Media News - April 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports Q1 2022 Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (April 19, 2022) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for first-quarter 2022. “Our first quarter results demonstrate strong performance across the enterprise, despite macro-economic headwinds. I am incredibly proud of Johnson & Johnson’s 144,000 employees for their relentless passion and Credo-based commitment to delivering transformative healthcare solutions to patients and customers around the world,” said Joaquin Duato, Chief Executive Officer. “Looking ahead, I remain confident in the future of Johnson & Johnson as we continue advancing our portfolio and inno...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Financial Source Type: news

World Health Organization Updated Emergency Use Listing Recommends Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine for Booster Use
April 4, 2022 - The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an updated Emergency Use Listing (EUL) for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, recommending the vaccine for use in boosted regimens in persons aged 18 years and older. The updated EUL recommends the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine be used both as a homologous booster (same vaccine) after a single-dose primary vaccination and as a heterologous booster (‘mix-and-match’ vaccines) following a primary mRNA vaccine regimen. The WHO has also recommended to extend the shelf-life of thawed vaccine stored at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius (36 to 46 degrees Fah...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novavax asks EU regulator to clear COVID vaccine for teens
The pharmaceutical developer Novavax says it has asked the European Medicines Agency to extend the authorization of its coronavirus vaccine to children aged 12 to 17 amid a surge of disease across the continent (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

CHMP recommends EU approval of Roche ’s Polivy combination for people with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
Polivy plus R-CHP showed first clinically meaningful improvement in PFS with comparable safety in people with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) over the standard of care in more than 20 yearsApproximately 40% of people with previously untreated DLBCL are not cured with the current standard of care and face a poor prognosis [1,2]Recommendation is based on pivotal data from the phase III POLARIX studyBasel, 25 March 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of Pol...
Source: Roche Investor Update - March 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CHMP recommends EU approval of Roche ’s Polivy combination for people with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
Polivy plus R-CHP showed first clinically meaningful improvement in PFS with comparable safety in people with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) over the standard of care in more than 20 yearsApproximately 40% of people with previously untreated DLBCL are not cured with the current standard of care and face a poor prognosis [1,2]Recommendation is based on pivotal data from the phase III POLARIX studyBasel, 25 March 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of Pol...
Source: Roche Media News - March 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche to present data across broad and impactful neuroscience portfolio at 2022 AAN Annual Meeting
First data showing OCREVUS treatment effect on disability progression in non-active secondary progressive multiple sclerosis and further data in primary progressive MS will be presentedEvrysdi data continue to demonstrate long-term efficacy and safety in a broad population of people with spinal muscular atrophyLonger-term efficacy and safety forEnspryng inneuromyelitisoptica spectrum disorder reinforce previously seen resultsAdditional data across neurological disorders, including Alzheimer ’s disease, help advance the scientific understanding of these conditions and the potential impact of early treatmentBasel, 25 March...
Source: Roche Investor Update - March 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news