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Patients with rare type of leukemia now have another treatment option SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for Sprycel (dasatinib) for the treatment of a rare blood cancer when it is first diagnosed.
BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leukemia patients who have struggled with cancer therapy resistance and intolerance will now have more options thanks to targeted drug therapy.
EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a priority review, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved TasignaÂ® (nilotinib) 150 mg capsules for the treatment of adult patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML) in chronic phase.
Approval expands use in treatment of rare type of leukemia SILVER SPRING, Md., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for Tasigna (nilotinib) for the treatment of a rare blood cancer when it is first diagnosed.
MD Anderson-led Phase III clinical study determines Sprycel superior to Gleevec as front-line therapy.
Two drugs approved for treatment of drug-resistant chronic myeloid leukemia provide patients with quicker, better responses as a first therapy than the existing front-line medication.
Researchers have discovered a key reason why a form of leukemia progresses from its more-treatable chronic phase to a life-threatening phase called blast crisis.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb.
Team cautions that results are very preliminary and they cannot yet rule out other reasons for success.
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