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2010-09-08 13:46:41

Use of gemcitabine, a drug that can be effective in treating advanced and resected pancreatic cancer, did not result in improved overall survival after pancreatic cancer resection (surgical removal) compared to patients who received fluorouracil and folinic acid, another treatment regimen that has shown effectiveness, according to a study in the September 8 issue of JAMA. "Pancreatic cancer is one of the major causes of cancer death globally, with a 5-year survival rate of less than 5...

2009-03-16 14:59:00

Leucovorin Calcium Augments CorePharma's Growing Product Portfolio LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- RoundTable Healthcare Partners ("RoundTable"), an operating-oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry, announced today that its portfolio company CorePharma LLC ("CorePharma") has completed the acquisition of an ANDA for Leucovorin Calcium tablets. Leucovorin Calcium tablets are the generic equivalent to the Wellcovorin(R) brand previously marketed...

2008-11-07 09:00:24

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NasdaqGM:SPPI) announced today that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), under the Medicare Part B benefit, has assigned a unique, product-specific billing code, or J-code, for FUSILEV(TM) (levoleucovorin). FUSILEV(TM) is the only commercially available formulation comprised only of the pharmacologically active isomer of leucovorin. The J-code J06410 becomes effective on January 1, 2009, and will assist providers in obtaining reimbursement for...

2008-10-31 09:00:08

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NasdaqGM:SPPI) today announced that it has filed with the FDA the supplemental NDA for FUSILEV(TM) (levoleucovorin) for injection in combination with 5-FU containing regimens in advanced metastatic colorectal cancer. FUSILEV is the only commercially available formulation comprised only of the pharmacologically active isomer of leucovorin. "Ninety percent of the more than 500 million milligrams of leucovorin used in the United States is for colorectal...

2008-08-17 18:00:12

-- FUSILEV Is Now Available From Distributors And Wholesalers -- FUSILEV Was The First Proprietary Oncology Drug Approved By The FDA In 2008 Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Russell Skibsted, SVP & Chief Business Officer 949-788-6700 x234 or Paul Arndt, Manager, Investor Relations 949-788-6700 x216 Logo: http://www.spectrumpharm.com Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NasdaqGM: SPPI) today launched FUSILEV(TM) (levoleucovorin) for injection. "The launch of FUSILEV...

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