The National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom has announced plans to halt funding through the Cancer Drug Fund for regorafenib (Stivarga), thereby preventing GIST patients from having access to this life-saving medication.We at [...]
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is planning its first-ever clinical registry study, the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR). ASCO plans should increase patient access to off-label drugs and match patients with [...]
Health Canada has expanded approval for the use of Stivarga to fight Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GIST), according to an article from CNW. Bayer announced that Stivarga will now be available for treatment of adult patients with [...]
Stivarga has just been approved in Japan for the treatment of GIST. Keep reading for more information. Official Stivarga Press Release: [box style="quote"]Bayer HealthCare has received approval from the Japanese authorities (MHLW) for the marketing [...]
The Food and Drug Administration, in a much-anticipated announcement for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor patients, approved Bayer Pharmaceutical’s drug, Stivarga, for use as a third-line treatment for advanced GIST in February.
The Food and Drug Administration, in a much-anticipated announcement for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor patients, has approved Bayer Pharmaceutical's drug, Stivarga, for use as a third-line treatment for advanced GIST.
Stivarga comes in 40 mg tablets. Once opened, it must be used within 28 days. Stivarga must be stored in the bottle that it comes in, the desiccant must remain in the bottle; keep bottle tightly sealed. Do not store in a daily or weekly pill box.
Trial investigators for the Global Phase 3 GRID trial reported that the Bayer Pharmaceuticals’ drug regorafenib (BAY 73-4506) has the potential to fill the unmet need for advanced GIST patients progressing after imatinib and sunitinib. [...]
Bayer recently announced the results of its Phase III trial for regorafenib (BAY 73-4506), which is designed for patients with metastatic and/or unresectable GIST that have failed both imatinib and sunitinib.
Bayer initiates a randomized Phase III trial of Regorafenib in GIST: On January 10, 2011 Bayer Healthcare in Berlin, Germany announced the initiation of a randomized phase III trial of Regorafenib (BAY 73-4506) for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor patients.