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Eisai's Halaven Wins Approval In Liposarcoma

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Executive Summary

The FDA on Jan. 28 gave its blessing to Eisai Co. Ltd. to market Halaven (eribulin mesylate), a microtubule dynamics inhibitor, to treat advanced or unresectable liposarcoma, a specific type of soft tissue sarcoma, in patients who received prior anthracycline-containing chemotherapy.