Cancer Drugs

  • Relief for Pfizer on anti-cancer drug 04-06-2013 09:11 PM

    Chennai: In a relief to pharma major Pfizer, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board in Chennai has set aside the revocation of the patent of the company's anti-cancer drug 'Sutent'. The Board has asked the Patent Office to consider the entire matter afresh in a time-bound manner, which had twice revoked...
  • New cancer drugs to be a $ 35 billion market 23-05-2013 09:59 AM

    London: A new wave of medicines that tap the power of the immune system to fight cancer could become the biggest drug class in history, with potential sales of $35 billion a year. The sales forecast by analysts at US bank Citigroup highlights the growing excitement surrounding so-called immunotherapy after...
  • FTN: SC ruling on Novartis: Should cancer drugs be cheaply available? 02-04-2013 11:31 PM

    Indian companies can now roll out a generic and a much cheaper version of the life saving cancer drug, which is a big blow to Western pharma firms. ...
  • Novartis cannot ignore India's huge market: Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance 01-04-2013 09:15 PM

    The secretary general of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance, DG Shah said that Novartis was merely posturing and it could not ignore the huge market that India provided to its products. ...
  • Patent case: Decision on legal recourse after reading SC judgement, says Novartis 01-04-2013 07:52 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Swiss drugmaker Novartis's attempt to win patent protection for its cancer drug Glivec. ...
  • 'Has to be a balance between innovation, affordability of drugs' 01-04-2013 03:37 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Swiss pharma company Novartis' plea for a patent on its drug cancer drug Glivec. ...
  • Cancer Patients Aid Association hails SC's verdict 01-04-2013 02:14 PM

    The SC dismissed Novartis' plea for a patent on its cancer drug Glivec, paving way for more affordable life saving cancer drugs. ...
  • SC denies patent to Novartis for Glivec 01-04-2013 11:05 AM

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  • 5 Andhra women hospitalised after clinical trial 18-06-2011 08:40 AM

    Hyderabad: Five women have been hospitalized in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh after they allegedly became guinea pigs for a pharma company trying out a new anti-breast cancer drug. The five women were rushed to a hospital in Guntur after nausea and severe pain in the legs, after taking part in...
  • Biocon unveils innovative cancer drug 19-09-2006 09:45 AM

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