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Author Topic: FDA Approves Stivarga As First New Liver Cancer Treatment in a Decade  (Read 5417 times)

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the expanded use of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals’ Stivarga (regorafenib) to treat hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC, the most common form of liver cancer), Medscape reports.

Stivarga was already approved to treat colorectal cancer and gastrointestinal stromal tumors that have stopped responding to previous treatments. The drug is a kinase inhibitor, working by blocking various enzymes that contribute to cancer growth. 

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/fda-approves-stivarga-first-new-liver-cancer-treatment-decade

 


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