FDA claims that Velcade mailer violates drug marketing law
This article was originally published in Scrip
The US FDA has informed Takeda's Millennium Pharmaceuticals unit that its inclusion of a double-entendre around a cancer term "CR" in a mailer for Velcade (bortezomib) relating to the ASCO 2008 annual meeting in Chicago went beyond what is permitted in a reminder piece, and is thus violative of drug marketing law.
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