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Azacitidine filed for myelodysplastic syndrome in Japan

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Nippon Shinyaku has filed an approval application in Japan for azacitidine (NS-17) for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). The product, licensed from Pharmion (now part of Celgene), is already marketed in around 20 countries, including in the US as Vidaza.

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