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2014-08-06 16:28:52

Participants to Produce Strategic Roadmap for Accelerating Lymphoma Treatment Advances WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world's largest professional organization dedicated to the causes and treatments of blood disorders, will hold its first ASH Meeting on Lymphoma Biology, a meeting focused on furthering the treatment of lymphoma, August 10-13 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. More than 350 lymphoma experts from around the...

2014-07-25 08:26:13

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued a positive opinion recommending the granting of full marketing approval for IMBRUVICA(®) (ibrutinib) in the European Union. IMBRUVICA is being jointly developed and commercialized in the United States by Pharmacyclics and Janssen Biotech, Inc. In Europe, once approved,...

2014-07-14 12:55:18

The Lancet Failure to get the best treatment and variations in the quality of care are the most likely reasons why survival for blood cancer patients still varies widely between regions within Europe, according to the largest population-based study of survival in European adults to date, published in The Lancet Oncology. "The good news is that 5-year survival for most cancers of the blood has increased over the past 11 years, most likely reflecting the approval of new targeted drugs in...

2014-06-25 08:30:51

MabThera SC offers a faster administration time for patients in Europe while potentially saving valuable time for health systems SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) announced today that the commercial launch of MabThera(®) SC in Europe has triggered a $5 million milestone payment to Halozyme during the second quarter under the License and Collaboration Agreement between Halozyme and Roche. Following the launch of Herceptin(®) SC in...

2014-06-09 14:34:42

Rockefeller University Press A new study in The Journal of Experimental Medicine reveals that a high-risk group of patients with follicular lymphoma could benefit from a novel drug combination. Follicular lymphoma, a B cell lymphoma, is an incurable form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that is diagnosed each year in 120,000 people worldwide. Follicular lymphoma is characterized by slow and relentless tumor growth with inevitable relapses despite intense chemotherapy. Follicular lymphomas are...

2014-04-24 08:33:54

Patent covers methods of use for small molecule inhibitors in the treatment of NHL, including follicular and diffuse large B-cell lymphomas CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Epizyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPZM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company creating innovative personalized therapeutics for patients with genetically defined cancers, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a notice of allowance for U.S. Patent Application...

2014-03-28 08:26:35

MabThera SC offers a faster administration time for patients in Europe while potentially saving valuable time for health systems SAN DIEGO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved Roche's new subcutaneous (SC) formulation of MabThera(®)( )(rituximab) for the treatment of patients with follicular lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Following the approval of Herceptin SC in...

2014-03-25 23:31:01

Researchers say a drug approved for the treatment of relapsed T-cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma may help people with indolent B-cell varieties, too Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Researchers say a drug approved for the treatment of relapsed T-cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma may help people with indolent B-cell varieties, too. These findings have just been posted on the Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Center at...

2014-03-22 23:02:28

Researchers say a drug approved for the treatment of relapsed T-cell Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma may help people with indolent B-cell varieties, too. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Scientists studying the Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma drug Zolinza (vorinostat) say it may improve outcomes for patients fighting indolent B-cell lymphomas like follicular lymphoma and mantle cell lymphoma. The Phase II study, published in the British Journal of Haematology and reported by the Non-Hodgkin’s...

2014-03-17 23:23:11

Scientists say patients with certain forms of aggressive Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma are more likely to survive if they respond well to their first treatment. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 An article published in the journal Cancer and reported by the Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Center sheds new light on the prognosis for patients with certain forms of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Doctors with the James Comprehensive Cancer Center at Ohio State University focused on two specific subtypes of...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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