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2014-03-11 08:32:04

NEWTOWN, Pa., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioClinica®, Inc., a leading provider of specialized outsourced clinical trial services, today announced that its technology was utilized by Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) and supported the accelerated approval of IMBRUVICA(TM) (ibrutinib) for Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130403/PH87647LOGO The Phase III clinical program supporting IMBRUVICA's early approval...

2014-03-10 12:24:08

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A pill that suppresses a key regulator of cancer growth may provide hope to relapsed leukemia and lymphoma patients running out of treatment options for their aggressive, treatment-resistant disease, according to three reports* published online today in Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology. Patients with blood cancer are typically administered a combination of chemotherapy and immunotherapy, the latter using...

2014-03-06 23:22:54

Over the last decade, much knowledge has been gained regarding the genetic events that drive leukemia; the exact cell of origin, however, remains largely unknown. This study suggests that there may be subsets of cells at increased risk of developing leukemia. (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a specific type of immune cell in the bone marrow of mice responsible for an aggressive, poorly understood form of leukemia. The...

2014-02-27 18:40:45

A study led by Dr. Roderic Guigó from the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona, as part of the Chronic Lymphatic Leukaemia Genome Consortium, has made new advances in the study of this disease. The work, which was published (in print version) last week in the journal Genome Research, scrutinized the functional profile of the genes and mutations associated with leukemia. The Spanish Chronic Lymphatic Leukaemia Genome Consortium had previously identified the principal mutations...

2014-02-20 16:25:31

Company launches its first product, IMBRUVICA(TM), and records net product revenue of $13.6 million SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: PCYC) today reported financial results and recent developments for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. Financial Results for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2013 Revenue Total revenue for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 increased 113% to $123.6 million, from $58.0 million for the...

2014-02-20 12:02:02

Babies who develop leukemia during the first year of life appear to inherit an unfortunate combination of genetic variations that can make the infants highly susceptible to the disease, according to a new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Minnesota. The research is available online in the journal Leukemia. Doctors have long puzzled over why it is that babies just a few months old sometimes develop cancer. As infants, they have not lived...

2014-02-13 12:27:27

FLINT, Mich., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diplomat, the country's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that IMBRUVICA(TM) (ibrutinib) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic lymphoma (CLL) in patients who have received at least one prior therapy. An improvement in survival or disease-related symptoms has not been established. IMBRUVICA(TM), a Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor, is an oral...

2014-02-12 16:26:29

CLL is second indication approved by FDA for ibrutinib; previously approved for mantle cell lymphoma patients WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of ibrutinib to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a significant advance for patients with this blood cancer. Ibrutinib received FDA approval in November to treat patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) who had previously been treated with one...

2014-02-12 16:25:59

HORSHAM, Pa., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Biotech, Inc. ["Janssen"] today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved IMBRUVICA(TM) (ibrutinib) capsules for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have received at least one prior therapy.(1) IMBRUVICA was first approved in November 2013 for the treatment of patients with mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) who have received at least one prior therapy.(1) Both indications are based...

2014-02-12 12:32:40

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved IMBRUVICA((TM)) (ibrutinib) as a single agent for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have received at least one prior therapy.(1) This indication is based on overall response rate (ORR). An improvement in survival or disease-related symptoms has not been established.(1) IMBRUVICA is the first...


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