Eli Lilly-Innovent Biologics Score Expanded Use Approval of Tyvyt n Lung Cancer Patients In China

  • The National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) of China has approved Innovent Biologics Inc IVBXF and Eli Lilly And Co's LLY Tyvyt (sintilimab injection) in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
  • The approval is for expanded use of Tyvyt in combination with gemcitabine and platinum chemotherapy as first-line therapy for people with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (sqNSCLC).
  • It is the third NMPA-approved indication of Tyvyt, following the approval in December 2018 for relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin's lymphoma, and the approval in February 2021 for the first-line treatment of non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer.
  • Related content: Benzinga's Full FDA Calendar.
  • Price Action: LLY shares closed at $199.13 on Wednesday.

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