Eisai Company, Ltd. (ESALY.PK) Receives Orphan Drug Designation for Anticancer Agent Lenvatinib in Japan  
8/23/2012 12:40:43 PM

Tokyo, Aug 20, 2012 (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received orphan drug designation from Japan's Ministry of Labour, Health and Welfare for its multikinase inhibitor lenvatinib mesylate ("lenvatinib") for the treatment of thyroid cancer, the drug's prospective indication.