Taiho Pharmaceutical And Sanofi-Aventis (France) Conclude Licensing Agreement For Oral Pyrimidine Fluoride-Derived Anticancer Agent TS-1

Published: Jul 10, 2006

Tokyo, July 10, 2006 (JCN) - Taiho Pharmaceutical and sanofi-aventis have entered into a licensing agreement for TS-1, an anticancer agent developed by Taiho Pharmaceutical. Under the agreement terms announced on June 4, sanofi-aventis will receive the rights to develop and commercialize the agent worldwide except in Japan and some Asian countries. Sanofi-aventis will make an upfront payment, milestone payments for development and royalties on futures sales to Taiho Pharmaceutical.

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