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2014-06-02 12:28:29

High Cost and High Expectations for Clinical Benefits are Major Market Access Hurdles Facing New CML Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed hematologists in China estimate that Novartis's Glivec (imatinib) will lose nearly half of its patient share for treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in the next three years, due to the market entry of generic imatinib. Nevertheless,...

2014-05-27 12:32:14

Robust Value Dossiers and Smart Uptake Strategies are Vital to Secure Optimal Market Access in Europe, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Novartis's Glivec is the clear agent of choice for first-line treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) patients in the chronic phase, according to surveyed hematological oncologists from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom (EU5). Use...

2014-03-28 12:22:04

DUBLIN, Mar. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/44vxfn/investigation ) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Imatinib Market, 2009-2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Incidence of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) varies in the world. The global incidence is about 10/1,000,000 while in China it is 4/1,000,000. CML takes up about 20% of leukaemia in China...

2014-02-12 08:28:26

- BL-8040 study published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics - JERUSALEM, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX; TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing promising therapeutic candidates, announced today positive pre-clinical results for BL-8040 in a third indication - as a treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia. Results of the study were recently published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. (Logo:...

2014-01-09 08:28:38

LONDON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avillion Group (Avillion), a co-developer of late-stage clinical assets, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive collaborative development agreement with Pfizer Inc. to conduct a global Phase 3 clinical trial of Pfizer's BOSULIF(®) (bosutinib). The trial, which will be conducted across multiple sites in the United States, Asia and Europe, will evaluate BOSULIF, administered at a starting dose level of 400 mg daily, as a...

2014-01-07 13:50:07

The cost of insurance co-payments for cutting-edge pharmaceuticals can vary widely from patient to patient. When the patient's share of prescription costs becomes too high, many patients skip doses or stop taking medication entirely, according to research conducted at the University of North Carolina. Using data from health plan claims for the anti-cancer drug imatinib filed between 2002 to 2011, Stacie B. Dusetzina, PhD, research professor at the UNC School of Medicine and Gillings School...

2013-10-08 09:44:05

Two gene alterations pair up to promote the growth of leukemia cells and their escape from anti-cancer drugs, according to a study in The Journal of Experimental Medicine. Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is an aggressive cancer of the blood that is often treated with a drug called Imatinib (a.k.a. Gleevec). Although Gleevec is highly effective, some cancer cells can develop resistance to the drug. The mechanism that drives this resistance is not completely understood, but there is evidence...


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