Fennec Nears Market For Chemo-Induced Hearing Loss in Children
Pedmark Filed in US and Europe
Cisplatin is very effective but two thirds of children treated with the drug for cancer are left with some hearing loss. If approved this year, Fennec's Pedmark could go some way to preventing that distressing side effect.
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