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New Genmab/Seagen drug will cost up to USD 120,000

Patients being treated for cervical cancer in the US will pay a considerable sum to be treated with Genmab and Seagen's newly approved drug Tivdak, which the two companies will market together in the country.

Photo: Lars Møller / Genmab / PR

This week's FDA approval of cervical cancer drug Tivdak is a historic one for Genmab. Although the company does have other approved drugs on the market – Darzalex, Kesimpta and Tepezza – this marks the first time that the company will market one of its own drugs.

In the US, Genmab and its partner Seagen will share marketing and sales responsibilities for the drug. This means Genmab will need to activate the sales capacity it has been building up over the past few years.

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