Please note that this product was withdrawn from the Community Register of designated Orphan Medicinal Products in June 2015 on request of the sponsor.
On 3 December 2008, orphan designation (EU/3/08/584) was granted by the European Commission to Ziopharm Oncology Limited, United Kingdom, for palifosfamide for the treatment of soft tissue sarcoma.
Treatment of soft tissue sarcoma
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Ziopharm Oncology Limited
Documents related to this orphan designation evaluation
For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:
European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), a non-governmental alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.
Orphanet, a database containing information on rare diseases, which includes a directory of patients’ organisations registered in Europe.
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: