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Feb 07, 2011
 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News  |  Regulatory

MabThera regulatory update

Roche disclosed in its 4Q10 earnings that MabThera rituximab was approved in Switzerland for first-line maintenance treatment of follicular lymphoma in patients who have responded to induction therapy. MabThera is already approved in the EU for the indication, as well as to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Biogen Idec and Roche's Genentech unit co-market the chimeric mAb against CD20 as Rituxan in...

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