04/24/14, Research and Development Positive Results from Phase III DECISION Study of Sorafenib in RAI-Refractory Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Published in The Lancet Sorafenib significantly extended progression-free survival compared to placebo in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) that is refractory to radioactive iodine treatment (RAI-refractory) / Based on study results, Nexavar is approved in U.S. for RAI-refractory DTC; filing has also been submitted in EU more
04/04/14, Research and Development Bayer to Present New Data on Advancing Oncology Portfolio New Preclinical and Early Clinical Data Evaluating Innovative Compounds in Drug Development more
|Research expenses 2013||EUR 1,654 million|
|In percent of division sales 2013
|Employees in Research & Development||7,800
(as of Dec 31, 2013)
|Main research sites||Berlin and Wuppertal, Germany and Berkeley, USA|
We hold a leading position in many therapeutic fields: for instance in the treatment of hemophilia and multiple sclerosis, in contrast media and oral contraception. We are also striving for such a leading position in oncology.
Until sufficient results are available from many different trials it is just that, potential. Effectiveness of a treatment should never be at the expense of safety; the benefit of a treatment should always outweigh the harm and is fundamental to the conduct of all clinical trials.