Aveo-Astellas kidney cancer drug is not recommended by FDA advisers

05/3/2013 | Yahoo

An FDA advisory panel voted 13-1 against recommending approval of Aveo Pharmaceuticals and Astellas Pharma's tivozanib as treatment for kidney cancer, citing inconsistent data from a clinical trial. The panel said another trial would be needed. Though disappointed with the decision, Aveo and Astellas said they would consult with the agency to address the advisers' concerns.

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