Novartis Corporation Med Gets EU OK for Benign Brain Tumors

Published: Sep 09, 2011

Novartis announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved Votubia (everolimus) tablets for the treatment of patients aged 3 years and older, with subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA) associated with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), who require therapeutic intervention but are not amenable to surgery. Prior to the approval of Votubia, an oral medication, brain surgery was the only treatment option for children and adults in the European Union with SEGA associated with TSC.

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