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2014-07-17 12:29:31

-COMMUNITY LEADERS RAISED $30.5 MILLION TO HELP FIND CANCER CURES- WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Chicago man and Los Angeles woman raised $386,284 and $343,962, respectively, to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) mission to find cures for blood cancers and ensure that patients have access to lifesaving treatments. As the leading fundraisers in the 2014 Man & Woman of the Year campaign, the 24(th) year for this prestigious program, these...

2014-07-09 16:25:02

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: OpportunityAnalyzer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2225869/OpportunityAnalyzer-Chronic-Lymphocytic-Leukemia---Opportunity-Analysis-and-Forecasts-to-2018.html OpportunityAnalyzer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2018 SummaryChronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most common...

2014-07-07 12:29:12

- Designation supports the advancement of CTL019 to help address the unmet need of patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (r/r ALL) EAST HANOVER, N.J., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy status to CTL019, an investigational chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) therapy for the treatment of pediatric and adult patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic...

2014-07-07 12:28:59

Engineered Cells Known As CTL019 Are the First Therapy of Their Kind to Obtain Designation PHILADELPHIA, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A University of Pennsylvania-developed personalized immunotherapy has been awarded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy designation for the treatment of relapsed and refractory adult and pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). The investigational therapy, known as CTL019, is the first personalized cellular therapy for the...

2014-07-01 08:29:55

Breakthrough Designation Reinforces Significant Unmet Need in the Treatment of This Highly Aggressive Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to investigational bispecific T cell engager (BiTE(®)) antibody blinatumomab, for adults with Philadelphia-negative (Ph-) relapsed/refractory B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a rapidly...

2014-06-13 12:24:40

Robotic Surgery Pioneer, Bob Duggan Now Leading Innovative Biotech Company SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bob Duggan is again leading the way with innovation in the field of medicine. After pioneering the field of robotic surgery, he and his team at Pharmacyclics Inc. are now taking on cancer. They are experiencing major success in treating patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) and Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL), two types of blood cancer, with their...

2014-06-09 08:29:03

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCYC) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to support the review of IMBRUVICA (ibrutinib) in the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) who have received at least one prior therapy for a full approval. The sNDA was submitted to the FDA based on data from the...

2014-06-05 23:03:26

In-demand research report “Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia: KOL Insight” worked out by FirstWord is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is the most common type of the leukaemias. Nevertheless, until recently, it has been underserved in terms of effective therapeutic options. However, a revolution in targeted and personalized therapies is tremendously altering the treatment algorithm and also spurs the development of...

2014-06-03 11:18:46

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center In a head-to-head comparison of two Food and Drug Administration-approved drugs for the treatment of relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), ibrutinib significantly outperformed ofatumumab as a second-line therapy, according to a multicenter interim study published in the OnLine First edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. Ibrutinib (Imbruvica) is the first drug designed to target Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK), a protein essential...

2014-05-31 08:21:36

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) announced today that IMBRUVICA®(ibrutinib) in combination with the anti-CD20 antibody, ofatumumab, showed a Kaplan Meier estimate of continued clinical response at 18 months of 82.5% in heavily pre-treated patients with chronic lymphoma leukemia (CLL), small lymphocytic leukemia (SLL), prolymphocytic leukemia (PLL) and Richters Transformation (RT). The median duration of response for all dosing schedules in...


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