, a Sanofi company (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), today announced that due to the continued progress in its manufacturing operations this year, its supply of Thyrogen
(thyrotropin alfa for injection) has been fully restored. As a result, beginning in November, Genzyme is able to supply all patient demand globally.
“We are grateful to the Thyroid cancer treatment community for its ongoing patience and partnership,” said Genzyme’s Vice President and General Manager of Endocrinology, Alicia Secor. “Genzyme continues to invest in our manufacturing capabilities and we are dedicated to delivering high quality product and continuous supply of Thyrogen for the long term.”
Health care providers should acquire Thyrogen through normal distribution channels to schedule any new Thyrogen treatments.
Thyrogen (thyrotropin alfa for injection) is for patients with well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Thyrogen is approved as an adjunctive diagnostic tool for serum thyroglobulin (Tg) testing with or without radioiodine imaging. Thyrogen is also approved in the U.S. and Europe as an adjunctive treatment for radioiodine ablation of thyroid tissue remnants in patients who have undergone a near total or total thyroidectomy for well-differentiated thyroid cancer and who do not have evidence of metastatic thyroid cancer.
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