Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee to Discuss Johnson & Johnson and Legend Biotech Biologics License Application

Silver Spring, Maryland – On Friday, the FDA’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee will convene to review Johnson & Johnson and Legend Biotech Corporation’s joint application for Carvykti, a treatment for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. This particular session aims to assess the risks and benefits of Carvykti, specifically looking at the results of the CARTITUDE-4 trial to determine its efficacy in this patient population. The main focus of the discussion will be on …

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United States Department of State Issues Level 2 Travel Advisory for Bahamas Due to Increased Crime

Nassau, Bahamas – The United States Department of State has issued a Level 2 travel advisory for travelers planning on going to the Bahamas. The advisory warns travelers to “exercise increased caution” due to crime, specifically on the islands of New Providence, which includes Nassau, and Grand Bahama, which includes Freeport. A security alert posted by the U.S. Embassy in the Bahamas last Wednesday also advised U.S. citizens to be “be aware that 18 murders …

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