Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
Filter by Categories
BioBlast®
Biosimilars Deals 2023
Diversity
Masterclasses
Other Podcasts
Other Updates
Our Awards
Patent Case Summaries
Patent Litigation
Patents
PipCast®
PTE
Trade Marks
Webinars

Chugai Launches NIH Listed Phesgo® (pertuzumab and trastuzumab) Combination Product in Japan

Nov 22, 2023

Chugai Pharmaceutical announced the Japanese launch of Phesgo®, a subcutaneous combination of pertuzumab and trastuzumab (Genentech’s Perjeta® and Herceptin® respectively) to treat HER2-positive breast cancer and advanced or recurrent HER2-positive colorectal cancer that has progressed following cancer chemotherapy and is not amenable to curative resection.

The Japanese National Health Insurance (NHI) reimbursement price list included Phesgo® on the day Chugai launched it. Phesgo® was approved by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare on 25 September 2023.