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New Report ‘Pipeline Insight: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Pipeline Set To Offer Only Modest Improvements’ Has Identified 104 Drugs in the NSCLC Pipeline, 15% of Which Are in Late-Phase Development

DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/resea ... ne_insight) has announced the addition of the "Pipeline Insight: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Pipeline Set To Offer Only Modest Improvements" report to their offering.

Introduction

Non-small cell lung cancer accounts for about 80% of all lung cancers. In 2008, the incidence of NSCLC is forecast to exceed 367,000 new cases in the seven major pharmaceutical markets. The high incidence of the disease and the large unmet need make NSCLC an attractive market for new drug development.

Scope

Research and analysis of the NSCLC pipeline with in-depth clinical and commercial assessment of Phase III candidates

Seven major pharmaceutical market sales forecasts to 2017 for key pipeline candidates incorporating product specific assumptions and events

Segmentation and analysis of the current NSCLC pipeline by developmental phase, drug class and developer

Analysis of the NSCLC market potential, including identification of unmet needs, commercial opportunities, and key trends in development

Report Highlights

Datamonitors has identified 104 drugs in the NSCLC pipeline, 15% of which are in late-phase development. Collectively, these late-phase products have a forecast sales potential of up to $4,056m by 2017 in the seven major pharmaceutical markets.

Molecular targeted therapies are the focus of R&D in NSCLC, accounting for 60% of the entire pipeline. Of the molecular targeted therapies in late-phase development, Erbitux (cetuximab; ImClone/Merck Serono/Bristol-Myers Squibb) is forecast to achieve the highest level of sales, with $473m by 2017.

The current late-phase pipeline is unlikely to satisfy the high level of unmet need in the treatment of NSCLC. However, pipeline drugs are still likely to realize notable uptake, despite offering only incremental improvements in efficacy or toxicity.

Reasons to Purchase

Acquire a detailed appreciation and impartial perspective of the NSCLC pipeline

Identify the key products in late-phase development based on sales forecasts to 2017 and Datamonitor’s drug assessment methodology

Identify opportunities and risks influencing R&D in NSCLC, unmet needs in the treatment of the disease, and trends in current development

Key Topics Covered:

About Us Healthcare

Chapter 1 Executive Summary

Chapter 2 Pipeline Overview And Dynamics

Chapter 3 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Market Potential

Chapter 4 R&D Approach

Chapter 5 Molecular Targeted Therapies Analysis And Forecasts

Chapter 6 Cytotoxic Therapies Analysis And Forecasts

Chapter 7 Immunotherapies Analysis And Forecasts

Appendix

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/resea ... ne_insight.

Source: Datamonitor

Contacts

Research and Markets Ltd.

Laura Wood

Senior Manager

press@researchandmarkets.com

Fax from USA: 646-607-1907

Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716

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