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2011-12-12 21:53:32

New research led by the NCIC Clinical Trials Group (CTG) at Queen´s University has proven patients with limited stage Hodgkin´s lymphoma have a better chance of long-term survival if they undergo a standard chemotherapy regimen as opposed to radiation-based treatment. “These results will influence current treatment practices and lead to more patients being treated with chemotherapy alone,” says Dr. Ralph Meyer, professor of oncology at Queen´s and director of the...

2011-08-19 13:52:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) to treat Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) and a rare lymphoma known as systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) Lymphomas are cancers of the lymphatic system. Adcetris is an antibody-drug conjugate that combines an antibody and drug, allowing the antibody to direct the drug to a target on...

2010-12-06 00:30:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("the Company") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) today announced new pixantrone end of study ("EOS") follow up results from the Company's pivotal phase III PIX301 trial, which results form the basis for the Company's recent Marketing Authorization Application (the "MAA") currently under review by the European Medicines Agency ("EMA"). The end-of-study results showed continued improvement in the trial's primary and secondary...

2010-11-04 13:58:05

Phase I trial establishes dose, catalogues side effects, hints at targeted drug's potential An antibody loaded with an anti-cancer agent produced complete or partial remissions in 38 percent of patients with relapsed or therapy-resistant Hodgkin lymphoma enrolled in a phase I clinical trial, investigators report in the Nov. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. "That level of objective responses to a drug is impressive for a Phase I trial," said study lead author Anas Younes, M.D.,...

2010-08-30 08:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, for the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia, 41 percent of surveyed European hematologist-oncologists say that the favorable efficacy profile of Roche's MabThera (rituximab) is the most significant driver of their use of this brand, while 26 percent say MabThera's favorable risk-benefit...

2010-08-10 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marshall Edwards, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSHL), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel anti-cancer therapeutics, announced today the appointment of Christine A. White, M.D., to its board of directors. Dr. White replaces Professor Paul J. Nestel, who has served as a director since April 2001. "Dr. White brings a unique and valuable perspective to our board as we continue to build a world-class oncology organization here in the...

2010-06-11 00:30:00

SEATTLE, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) today reported exploratory analyses of the data at study completion from the Company's pivotal PIX301 trial of Pixuvri(TM) (pixantrone dimaleate), the first randomized controlled trial in patients with relapsed or refractory, aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ("NHL"). These analyses demonstrated that patients who achieved a complete response (CR)/unconfirmed complete response (CRu) to...


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