Novartis Beats CAR-T Competitors To The Pricing Punch With Kymriah Approval
Novartis got a leg up on its competition Aug. 30 with an earlier-than-expected approval for Kymriah in pediatric ALL, ending the CAR-T pricing mystery with its $475,000 price tag, which the company is positioning as a relative bargain.
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Shaw cites manufacturing speed and success as competitive edges. The Gilead subsidiary unveiled data at ASCO positioning Tecartus, its second CAR-T therapy, to add B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia to label.
Novartis will present data from the pivotal Phase II ELARA trial of the CAR-T therapy in relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma at ASCO.