Novartis gets approval to sell Kymriah in Japan for $306,000

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Novartis gets approval to sell Kymriah in Japan for $306,000The one-time, personalized therapy, which was approved in Japan in March, will be available in the country for young people with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and adult patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The so-called CAR-T therapy, which Novartis believes could treat up to 216 Japanese patients a year, potentially generating annual sales of 7.2 billion yen ($65.7 million), has been a hailed as a revolutionary, last-ditch hope for people whose cancer advanced after previous treatment. Expanding to Japan, plus ongoing efforts to resolve the U.S. problems, are part of Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan's goal of turning Kymriah into $1 billion-per-year seller.

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