FDA approves Genzyme pediatric leukemia drug

12/30/2004 | Wall Street Journal, The

The FDA approved Genzyme's leukemia drug, Clolar, assigning orphan status to the drug developed for treating patients age 21 and younger who do not respond to chemotherapy. Genzyme expects the drug to be available in January, at an estimated price of $34,000 per dose. One expert said it is likely the drug also will be used off-label in combination with other treatments for adult patients.

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