Boehringer's leukemia candidate wins breakthrough status from FDA

09/19/2013 | Healio · PharmaTimes (U.K.)

Boehringer Ingelheim's polo-like kinase inhibitor volasertib won breakthrough-therapy designation from the FDA as a potential treatment for acute myeloid leukemia. The approval was based on data from a midstage trial that showed volasertib, in combination with low-dose cytarabine, improved overall and event-free survival compared with cytarabine alone.

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