On 5 August 2011, orphan designation (EU/3/11/885) was granted by the European Commission to Targovax AS, Norway, for a mixture of seven synthetic fragments consisting of p21 RAS peptides for treatment of pancreatic cancer.
Mixture of seven synthetic fragments consisting of p21 RAS peptides
Treatment of pancreatic cancer
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Review of designation
The Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products reviews the orphan designation of a product if it is approved for marketing authorisation.
|September 2023||The sponsor’s name was changed from Targovax ASA to Targovax Solutions AS.|
|July 2021||The sponsor's address was updated.|
|October 2016||Targovax AS changed name to Targovax ASA.|
Documents related to this orphan designation evaluation
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Orphanet, a database containing information on rare diseases, which includes a directory of patients’ organisations registered in Europe.
EU register of orphan medicines
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