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2009-06-01 07:00:00

Denosumab and Forteo/Forsteo Will Each Achieve Blockbuster Status in 2018, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Amgen's novel agent denosumab and Eli Lilly's parathyroid hormone (PTH) analogue Forteo/Forsteo (teriparatide) will drive robust 4.3 percent annual growth in the osteoporosis drug market from 2013 to 2018...

2009-05-15 08:29:00

New Vectibix(R) (Panitumumab) Combination Chemotherapy Data New Data Reinforce Importance of Infection Prevention in Chemotherapy Patients Oncology Pipeline Continues to Advance With New Data in Multiple Tumor Types THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced it will present new data from the Company's oncology portfolio of approved and investigational cancer products at the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting...

2009-03-19 08:58:00

National Osteoporosis Foundation's 8th International Symposium April 1-5, 2009 at Marriott Wardman Park Hotel WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) will bring together a faculty of internationally-renowned experts to share clinically relevant evidence-based information on bone health and osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and treatment with hundreds of healthcare professionals at its comprehensive annual five-day conference in...

2009-02-18 08:30:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Amgen's submission and filed a Biologics License Application (BLA) for denosumab, an investigational RANK Ligand inhibitor. The indications for which Amgen is seeking FDA approval are treatment and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO) in women and treatment and prevention of bone loss in patients undergoing hormone...

2008-12-19 15:06:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN), today announced submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for denosumab, an investigational RANK Ligand inhibitor. The indications for which Amgen is seeking FDA approval are treatment and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO) in women, and treatment and prevention of bone loss in patients undergoing hormone ablation for either prostate or...

2008-09-15 15:00:09

Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced full data results from a non-pivotal Phase 3 head-to-head, double-blind trial comparing bone mineral density (BMD) gains in postmenopausal women with low bone mass who transitioned from weekly oral alendronate (Fosamax(R)) to denosumab versus those who continued alendronate therapy. In addition, patient preference data from another non-pivotal head-to-head trial comparing denosumab to weekly oral alendronate were announced today at the 2008 American Society...

2008-09-11 09:00:48

Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced it will present new data from osteoporosis studies of its investigational therapy, denosumab, at the 2008 American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) Annual Meeting that will be held in Montreal, Sept. 12-16, 2008. Additionally, data from the denosumab oncology program and the oncology therapeutics portfolio of marketed and pipeline products will be presented at the upcoming European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Stockholm,...

2008-08-25 12:01:19

Amgen has announced that the FDA has approved Nplate, the first and only platelet producer for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in splenectomized and non-splenectomized adults with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura. According to the company, Nplate, the first FDA-approved peptibody protein, works by raising and sustaining platelet counts, representing a novel approach for the long-term treatment of this chronic disease. The FDA approval of Nplate was based on efficacy and safety...

2008-07-25 18:00:22

Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced findings from the pivotal fracture trial evaluating its RANK Ligand inhibitor, denosumab, in the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. In this pivotal, three-year, international, Phase 3 study of approximately 7,800 women with osteoporosis, patients were randomized to receive either denosumab, given by subcutaneous injection once every six months, or placebo injections. For the primary endpoint, treatment with denosumab resulted in a statistically...

2008-07-15 12:01:01

Amgen has reported positive results from a three-year pivotal Phase III placebo-controlled trial evaluating denosumab in the treatment of bone loss in men undergoing androgen deprivation therapy for non-metastatic prostate cancer. In this study of more than 1,400 men, denosumab treatment produced statistically significantly greater increases in bone mineral density (BMD) at the lumbar spine (primary endpoint) and non-vertebral sites compared with placebo at multiple time points. These...


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