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Nexavar First FDA-Approved Drug Therapy for Liver Cancer
Date:11/19/2007

or about 90 percent of the primary malignant liver tumors in adults.(1,2) Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths globally.(3) More than 600,000 cases of liver cancer are diagnosed worldwide each year(3) (about 19,000 in the United States,(4) 54,000(5) in Europe,(6) and 390,000 in China, Korea and Japan(6)) and incidence is increasing.(7) In 2002 approximately 600,000 people died of liver cancer including 13,000 in the United States, 57,000(5) in Europe and approximately 360,000 in China, Korea and Japan.(6) Currently, the 5-year survival rate for liver cancer patients in the United States is 11 percent.(8)

"The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is always pleased when new therapies prove effective for those affected by liver disease. Researchers worldwide, including those supported by ALF, have spent decades studying liver cancer," said James L. Boyer, M.D., chairman, board of directors, American Liver Foundation. "This new treatment provides a valuable option for liver cancer patients and will enable ALF to further promote the treatment of liver disease through our education and advocacy efforts."

The companies also announced that an innovative patient support program - Resources for Expert Assistance and Care Helpline (REACH(R)) - is available to answer questions about Nexavar treatment, reimbursement, and patient support. For more information, healthcare providers and patients may contact the REACH program at 1.866.NEXAVAR (1.866.639.2827).

Phase 3 Data Summary

The FDA approval was based on positive data from the international Phase 3 placebo-controlled Sorafenib HCC Assessment Randomized Protocol (SHARP) trial which demonstrated that Nexavar improved overall survival by 44 percent in patients with HCC (HR=0.69; p=0.0006) versus placebo. In the study, median overall survival was 10.7 months in Nexavar-treated patients compared to 7.9 months in those taking placebo. No ind
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