On 17 October 2003, orphan designation (EU/3/03/171) was granted by the European Commission to PharmaMar S.A., Spain, for trabectedin for the treatment of ovarian cancer.
Ecteinascidin 743 in treatment of ovarian cancer has been authorised in the EU as Yondelis since 28 October 2009.
Treatment of ovarian cancer
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Documents related to this orphan designation evaluation
For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:
EU register of orphan medicines
The list of medicines that have received an orphan designation in the EU is available on the European Commission's website: