Dec 14, 2016

First approved targeted therapy for Gastric Cancer in Singapore offers new way and hope of treating disease

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Lilly announced today that CYRAMZA® (ramucirumab) has been approved by the Singapore Health Sciences Authority to treat people with advanced gastric cancer, whose cancer has progressed after prior chemotherapy. First country in ASEAN to approve the new biologic therapy that extends survival in patients with advanced stomach cancer after prior chemotherapy

CYRAMZA® (ramucirumab) is now available to Singaporeans living with advanced gastric cancer. The drug gained approval by Singapore’s Health Science’s Authority (HSA) earlier this year, marking the first regulatory approval in ASEAN. CYRAMZA is already available to patients in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

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