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2011-09-20 22:26:59

Multicenter 1000-Patient Trial Initiated to Accelerate Development of Personalized Treatments for Multiple Myeloma The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, a top 50 U.S. News best hospital for cancer, is one of the first four clinical sites enrolling patients in a landmark study designed to uncover the molecular segments and variations of multiple myeloma. The study is the centerpiece of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation´s (MMRF) Personalized...

2011-08-03 15:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) today announced the initiation of an expanded access program for carfilzomib, a selective, next-generation proteasome inhibitor. The Carfilzomib Myeloma Access Program (C-MAP) will include eligible patients in the United States (U.S.) with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. Expanded access programs make...

2008-10-14 09:00:44

The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium has initiated a three-drug combination study of elotuzumab, a humanized anti-CS1 monoclonal IgG1 antibody administered intravenously, in combination with Revlimid, and dexamethasone for the treatment of multiple myeloma in patients who are experiencing a relapse. Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute, Washington University, and St Vincent's Comprehensive Cancer Center of Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York will evaluate the...

2008-08-22 18:00:43

The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) today announced the initiation of a clinical trial with the oral immunomodulatory agent pomalidomide (CC-4047) in patients who have received at least two prior therapies including treatments with REVLIMID(R) (lenalidomide) and VELCADE(R) (bortezomib) for Injection. Paul Richardson, MD, Clinical Director of the Jerome Lipper Center for Multiple Myeloma at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, is leading the Phase 1 / 2, multicenter, randomized,...

2008-08-13 09:01:15

The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) today announced the initiation of a four-drug combination study with REVLIMID(R) (lenalidomide), VELCADE(R) (bortezomib) for Injection, DOXIL(R) (doxorubicin HCl liposome injection) and dexamethasone for the treatment of multiple myeloma in patients who are previously untreated. The University of Michigan, one of fifteen MMRC member institutions, will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the drug combination in patients who have not received...

2008-07-18 15:00:57

The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) today announced the initiation of a Phase I/II study of elotuzumab (also known as Huluc63), a humanized anti-CS1 monoclonal IgG1 antibody administered intravenously, in combination with VELCADE(R) (bortezomib) for Injection for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma. This study, sponsored by PDL BioPharma, Inc., and conducted at the following MMRC Member Institutions: the University of Michigan, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, University...

2008-06-27 15:03:00

The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) today announced the addition of two Member Institutions. The new institutions, Indiana University Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), were selected following a highly competitive Request for Application (RFA) process. The MMRC's current 13 Member Institutions are among the world's most prestigious academic research institutions. Indiana University and UCSF were selected to join the...


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