Curis, Inc. (CRIS) Announces the Conditional Approval of Erivedge® in the European Union
7/15/2013 9:41:00 AM
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LEXINGTON, Mass., July 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Curis, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRIS), an oncology-focused drug development company seeking to develop novel drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers, today announced that the European Commission has granted conditional approval to Erivedge® (vismodegib) for the treatment of adult patients with symptomatic metastatic basal cell carcinoma (BCC) or locally advanced BCC inappropriate for surgery or radiotherapy. This conditional approval makes Erivedge the first licensed treatment in Europe for patients with advanced BCC, a rare form of skin cancer which can be disfiguring, debilitating and even fatal.
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