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Y-mabs resubmits cancer drug for marketing approval in the US

After several years’ delay, Y-mabs has now filed another marketing application for cancer drug candidate with the US health authority after the first was rejected in 2020.

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Danish-American biotech firm Y-mabs has announced it has resubmitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) for its delayed cancer drug candidate, omburtamab, with the US health authority, according to a company press release on Thursday last week.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rejected the company’s first approval attempt back in October 2020, saying it wanted more data for the drug candidate, which is designed to treat children with the cancer type known as neuroblastoma.

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