TESARO Announces Availability of ZEJULA® (niraparib) for Women With Recurrent Ovarian Cancer in Germany

ZUG, Switzerland, Dec. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TESARO, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSRO), an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company, announced today that ZEJULA® (niraparib), an oral, once-daily poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, is now available by prescription in Germany. ZEJULA is also currently available for patients in the United Kingdom (UK) who have private insurance. On November 16, the European Commission (EC) approved ZEJULA as a monotherapy for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed high-grade serous epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who are in complete response (CR) or partial response (PR) to platinum-based chemotherapy. ZEJULA is the first once-daily, oral PARP inhibitor to be approved in Europe that does not require BRCA mutation or biomarker testing.