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BioCon Limited (BIOCON.NS) Hits Roche (RHHBY) First, Set To Launch Biosimilar Of Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin  
1/20/2014 8:08:38 AM

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Biocon Ltd said its generic version of Roche's Herceptin breast cancer treatment would be available to patients in India from the first week of February. Bangalore-based Biocon jointly developed biosimilar trastuzumab, which received the Indian drug regulator's marketing approval in November, with U.S.-based Mylan Inc. About 150,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in India, of which 25 percent are eligible for treatment with trastuzumab, Biocon said.

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