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Chugai's Xeloda Obtains Additional Indications, Applies Tarceva For Pancreatic Cancer

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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The largest oncology drug maker in Japan, Roche's Japanese unit Chugai Pharmaceutical, obtained approvals for additional indications for anti-cancer drug Xeloda (capecitabine) and additional dosages for Avastin (bevacizumab). The company also submitted an application for an additional indication of pancreatic cancer for Tarceva (erlotinib), currently approved for non-small cell lung cancer in Japan

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