00:10 , Nov 17, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Adcetris gets speedy label expansion under FDA real-time pilot

FDA approved a label expansion for Adcetris brentuximab vedotin less than two weeks after Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) submitted the sBLA. The agency said Adcetris is the first U.S.-approved treatment for newly diagnosed peripheral T-cell...
22:08 , Oct 26, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Seattle Genetics sags as Adcetris sales miss target

Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) lost $10.05 (15%) to $55.30 on Friday after 3Q18 sales of Adcetris brentuximab vedotin fell short of expectations, and the cancer company predicted relatively flat sales in 4Q18. Adcetris delivered $127...
20:34 , Oct 5, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Adcetris meets in Phase III for first-line PTCL

Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Tokyo:4502) said Adcetris brentuximab vedotin plus chemotherapy met the primary and all key secondary endpoints in the Phase III ECHELON-2 trial to treat previously untreated CD30-expressing...
03:05 , Jun 30, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Hidden in the rough

Judicious stock picking was especially important in the second quarter, as 57% of global biotech stocks saw their equity values decline. Volatility continued to roil global markets during the period and additional uncertainty looms with...
03:04 , Jun 30, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Eyes on launches

The annual summer slowdown isn’t restricted to just the stock market this year, as the clinical catalyst calendar also appears to be on holiday in 3Q18. Buysiders are therefore turning their attention to a spate...
22:55 , May 11, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Strategy

Takeda hits the gas

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.’s proposed acquisition of Shire plc is an acceleration of -- not a departure from -- CEO Christophe Weber’s stated strategy to build a top-tier global pharma, according to management. On May...
23:09 , Apr 6, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Fundamentally driven

Continued struggles by the mega-cap bellwethers and the resurgence of volatility in global equity markets were the major themes of 1Q18, whipsawing biotech stocks throughout the quarter but leaving index values little changed on the...
16:39 , Mar 23, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

FDA approves Adcetris for first-line classical Hodgkin's lymphoma

FDA approved an sBLA from Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) for Adcetris brentuximab vedotin (SGN-35) in combination with chemotherapy to treat adults with previously untreated stage III or IV classical Hodgkin's lymphoma. The company said it...
22:16 , Mar 20, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

FDA approves Adcetris for first-line classical Hodgkin's lymphoma

FDA approved an sBLA from Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) for Adcetris brentuximab vedotin in combination with chemotherapy to treat adults with previously untreated stage III or IV classical Hodgkin's lymphoma. The company said it is...
20:33 , Feb 2, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Seattle Genetics buying Cascadian for $614M

Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) said it will acquire cancer company Cascadian Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:CASC) for $10 per share in cash, or about $614 million. The price is a 69% premium to Cascadian's close of $5.90...