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Merck & Co withdraws vorinostat EU filing for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

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Merck Sharp & Dohme has withdrawn an application to market Vorinostat MSD (vorinostat) in the EU for the treatment of advanced-stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) patients who have failed prior therapies after the CHMP said that the data provided were not sufficient to allow it to conclude a positive benefit-risk balance for the treatment.

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