BRIEF-Genmab and GSK gets EU approval for Arzerra in combination

COPENHAGEN, July 3 Thu Jul 3, 2014 9:26am EDT

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COPENHAGEN, July 3 (Reuters) - Danish biotech company Genmab :

* GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Genmab receive EU authorization for Arzerra (Ofatumumab) as first-line treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (Cll) in combination with chlorambucil or bendamustine for patients ineligible for flud

* Approval based on phase III data from study with ofatumumab + chlorambucil & phase II data from study with ofatumumab and bendamustine

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