February 2008
Worldwide Biotech;Feb2008, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that Cell Therapeutics Inc. has acquired Zevalin drug from Biogen Idec, giving Cell Therapeutics sole responsibility for marketing, sales and development of the drug in the U.S. The drug will continue to be sold outside the U.S. by Bayer Schering under an agreement between Biogen and Bayer. Zevalin was approved in 2002 to treat patients with relapsed indolent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The drug was the first radioimmunotherapy to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


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