Less drugs approved in oncology than in 2013

Posted on 26-01-2015

8 of the 2014 approved drugs by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) are used to treat cancer.This is half less than in 2013 when 16 of the approved new drugs were anticancer ones.

decreasing number of approval anticancer drugs 2014The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved 82 new drugs in total 2014.

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