Cancer Drugs Under Development

February 1, 1995

According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, as of 1993, 124 cancer drugs were in some stage of development at 49 pharmaceutical companies and the National Cancer Institute. The report was based on an NCI survey.

According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers ofAmerica, as of 1993, 124 cancer drugs were in some stage of developmentat 49 pharmaceutical companies and the National Cancer Institute.The report was based on an NCI survey. At least 16 of the upcomingcancer drugs are genetically engineered. Since many of these drugsare targeted to more than one type of cancer, 223 research projectsare ongoing.