GSK Embraces PARP Promise With Tesaro Buy
The UK major is marking its return to oncology by spending over $5bn to get hold of Tesaro and its PARP inhibitor Zejula. The question now is whether it will be able to catch AstraZeneca's market-leading Lynparza.
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Oncology R&D head Axel Hoos spoke with Scrip about data at ASCO and the company’s strategy in immuno-oncology, cancer epigenetics, cell and gene therapy and synthetic lethality.
GSK’s Zejula Wins First-Line Ovarian Cancer Use
Winning an expanded US FDA indication for Zejula as a first-line ovarian cancer treatment further vindicates GSK’s hefty purchase price for Tesaro and sets the scene for more therapeutic extensions for the PARP inhibitor, oncology R&D chief Axel Hoos told Scrip.
AZ's Lynparza Gets Prostate Cancer Priority Review
The race is firmly on to be the first PARP inhibitor approved for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, with the FDA giving a speedy review to AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza just days after granting the same to Clovis Oncology's Rubraca.