Pfizer Reports Launch Date for its Two Anticancer Biosimilars

Pfizer and OPKO Reports Results of Somatrogon in P-III Study for Children with Growth Hormone Deficiency


  • Pfizer’s two anticancer biosimilar Trazimera and Ruxience will be launched in Jan 2020, while the other in Feb 2020 respectively
  • Ruxience (biosimilar, rituximab) was approved in July 2019 targeted for the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and granulomatosis with polyangiitis and microscopic polyangiitis while Trazimera (biosimilar, trastuzumab) received approval in Mar’2019 for HER2-positive breast cancer and metastatic gastric cancer  
  • Ruxience (rituximab-pvvr) is a mAb designed to target CD20 protein and is Pfizer’s third oncology biosimilar approved by the US FDA in 2019 with EMA’s awaited approval. Trazimera (trastuzumab-qyyp) is a mAb designed to target HER2 protein and has been evaluated in 500 patients in 20+ countries to date

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