FDA approves Afinitor (everolimus) for treatment of metastatic breast cancer

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the much awaited Afinitor® (everolimus) from Novartis that was part of the successful BOLERO2 study. Based on the positive results of the study, we have all been waiting for the approval of this new drug to the tool kit for advanced breast cancer.

F.D.A. Approves Drugs for (breast) Cancer and (multiple) Myeloma. By Andrew Pollack. In The New York Times 7-20-12

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