7. Tagrisso


Company: AstraZeneca
Used for: Non-small cell lung cancer
2019 sales: $3.19 billion

In its fourth full year in the EGFR non-small cell lung cancer market, AstraZeneca's Tagrisso outperformed analysts' expectations and emerged as the standard-of-care option in previously untreated EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer

With the Chinese market representing a potential cash cow for Tagrisso, the drug could add $1 billion in sales to its 2019 total of $3.19 billion, bringing its 2020 sales to $4.19 billion, EvaluatePharma said. 

Since its approval to treat EGFR-mutated non-small cell lung cancer back in March 2017, Tagrisso has taken the market by storm. With more than $3 billion in sales in 2019, AstraZeneca's med has entrenched itself as the standard of care for previously untreated EGFR-mutated patients, AZ’s oncology business head Dave Fredrickson said in February.

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7. Tagrisso

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