SIDEBAR: Oncology Drug Approvals in 2014


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February 12, 2014: Ibrutinib (Imbruvica) receives accelerated approval for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia who have received at least one prior therapy. 

January 10, 2014: Trametinib (Mekinist) and dabrafenib ­(Tafinlar) receive approval for use in combination in the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAF V600E or V600K mutation.


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