Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company combines the innovative science of a leading American biopharmaceutical company with the global assets – both intellectual and fiscal – of Japan's largest pharmaceutical company. Our mission is to deliver extraordinary medicines to patients with cancer worldwide through our science, innovation, and passion.
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., was established in 1993 as a genomics company applying world-class recombinant technology to the discovery and development of innovative new therapies in a broad spectrum of diseases. In May, 2008, Millennium was acquired by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. Millennium brings a strong oncology commercial presence and holds responsibility for the promotion of VELCADE within the United States. The commercial team at Millennium offers services including full scale reimbursement assistance, patient advocacy, liaisons with global medical affairs as well as health system and oncology based specialists.