Roche testing with BARDA Actemra’s potential utility in severe COVID-19 pneumonia patients. Working on availability of COVID 19-tests.

Roche said Tuesday it started testing Actemra (tocilizumab) with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)on top of standard of care in hospitalised adult patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia compared to placebo on top of standard of care.

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Roche’s Tecentriq shows survival benefit over chemotherapy as an initial treatment in NSCLC

Roche’s study met a goal, comparing a lung cancer therapy Tecentriq with cisplatin and pemetrexed as the initial monotherapy compared in advanced non-squamous and squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) without ALK or EGFR mutations (Wild-Type or WT).

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