Discontinued in 2013: oncology drugs

  title={Discontinued in 2013: oncology drugs},
  author={Robert Williams},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs},
  pages={110 - 95}
  • Robert Williams
  • Published 2 January 2015
  • Biology
  • Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs
Introduction: Attrition in clinical development is widely recognised as a key factor negatively impacting overall R&D efficiency. Gaining an understanding of the reasons for candidate failure may lead to improvements in success rates and return on R&D investment. Areas covered: This report provides an analysis of reasons for discontinuation of development of 40 drugs dropped from the global oncology pipeline in 2013 – the largest number of terminations reported since this annual analysis began… 
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