AstraZeneca Canada’s Calquence (acalabrutinib) Receives Health Canada Approval for Patients Previously Treated with Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL)

AstraZeneca Signs a License Agreement with Theragnostics for its PARP Inhibitor

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  • The NOC is based on the positive data of Calquence in ACE-LY-004 trial demonstrating 81% OR rate for patients with relapsed or refractory MCL
  • The Health Canada approval of Calquence allows AstraZeneca to develop the treatments of blood cancers
  • Calquence (acalabrutinib, previously known as ACP-196) is an oral selective inhibitor of Bruton’s tyrosine kinase (BTK) which further irreversibly binds to it while inhibiting its activity, with its recommended dose one 100mg capsule administered twice daily

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