April 28, 2006
Company news from the 04/28/06 News Brief
Cytogen Corporation and Savient Pharmaceuticals reached a distribution agreement granting Cytogen exclusive marketing rights for Soltamox (tamoxifen citrate) in the US. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Soltamox, a cytostatic estrogen receptor antagonist, is the first oral liquid hormonal therapy approved in the US. It is indicated for the treatment of breast cancer in adjuvant and metastatic settings and to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) or with high risk of breast cancer.