This is a summary of the European public assessment report (EPAR) for Foscan. It explains how the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) assessed the medicine to reach its opinion in favour of granting a marketing authorisation and its recommendations on the conditions of use for Foscan.
Foscan : EPAR - Summary for the public (PDF/77.38 KB)
First published: 07/08/2008
Last updated: 18/04/2016
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Biolitec Pharma Ltd
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29/03/2016 Foscan - EMEA/H/C/000318 - IB/0041/G
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- summary of product characteristics (annex I);
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- conditions of the marketing authorisation (annex IIB);
- labelling (annex IIIA);
- package leaflet (annex IIIB).
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Foscan is indicated for the palliative treatment of patients with advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma failing prior therapies and unsuitable for radiotherapy, surgery or systemic chemotherapy.