REGULATORY

Kymriah Pre-Treatment Regimens Up for Review on Feb. 22

February 12, 2019
With the Japanese green light for Novartis Pharma’s CAR-T cell therapy Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel) looming, the health ministry will report its plans to approve a series of pre-treatment conditioning regimens for the product at a key panel meeting on February 22.…

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