Novartis Oncology: Afinitor(R) (everolimus) Now Licensed in UK for Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients After Failure of First Line Vascular Targeted Therapy(1, 2)

Published: Nov 06, 2009

FRIMLEY, England, September 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Afinitor® (everolimus) has recently been licensed for the treatment of advanced kidney cancer after failure of treatments which prevent the growth of the tumour's blood vessels. The growth of the blood vessels are essential for the cancer to survive.(1) The European Commission (EC) approved everolimus for this use on 3rd August 2009.(1)

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