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Seattle Genetics, Inc. (SGEN) Announces ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) Supplemental BLA Accepted for Filing by the FDA


5/14/2013 10:53:54 AM

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BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing a supplement to the Biologics License Application (sBLA) supporting the use of ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) for retreatment and extended duration beyond 16 cycles of therapy in relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (sALCL). The FDA is expected to take action on the application by September 14, 2013. ADCETRIS is an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) directed to CD30, a defining marker of HL and sALCL, that was granted accelerated approval by the FDA in August 2011 for relapsed HL and relapsed sALCL.

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