Dr. Angela Smith discusses the recent FDA approval of Jelmyto for low-grade UTUC

May 20, 2020

The FDA recently granted approval for Jelmyto, which is the first therapy for the treatment of low-grade upper tract urothelial cancer. Urology Times® spoke with Angela B. Smith, MD, MS, regarding the significance of this approval for providers and patients.

The FDA recently granted approval for Jelmyto, which is the first therapy for the treatment of low-grade upper tract urothelial cancer. Urology Times® spoke with Dr. Angela Smith, of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, regarding the significance of this approval for providers and patients. The interview took place on May 1, 2020. Dr. Smith serves on the study advisory committee for UroGen Pharma.

 

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