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2011-08-08 19:46:18

Drug found to interact with P-glycoprotein An early phase multiple myeloma trial has unexpectedly revealed that the drug lenalidomide interacts with another protein in cells that affect its dose level in the body, say researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center "“ Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC "“ James) who conducted the study. Lenalidomide is an anti-inflammatory drug, and more than 390 clinical trials...

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...

2011-07-18 14:34:27

A thalidomide analog is shaping up as a safe, worthy opponent of sickle cell disease, Georgia Health Sciences University researchers report. Much like hydroxyurea, the only Food and Drug Administration-approved therapy for sickle cell, pomalidomide increases production of fetal hemoglobin which, unlike its adult counterpart, cannot take on the destructive sickle shape. In stark contrast, pomalidomide also preserves bone marrow function actually increasing proliferation of the cells that make...

2011-06-15 00:00:27

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy, one of the nation's leading specialty pharmacies, offers numerous oncology drugs as well as an oncology therapy management program that increases patient compliance. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation's leading specialty pharmacies, has numerous oral oncology medications available for patients with cancer. As a specialty pharmacy, BioPlus works with patients and their physicians in oncology...

2011-06-07 15:05:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) today announced the initiation of a Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate oral Telintra in patients with Revlimid refractory or resistant, deletion 5q myelodysplastic syndrome (del 5q MDS). This is a multicenter trial intended to enroll up to 117 evaluable patients. It employs a sequential design with two interim analyses. These patients are transfusion dependent with Low to Intermediate-1 Risk MDS. Telintra will be...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced the presentation of several studies evaluating carfilzomib, a selective, next-generation proteasome inhibitor, at the 16th Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Meeting, June 9-12, 2011 in London, UK. "Data being presented this week at EHA continue to demonstrate the strength of clinical evidence for carfilzomib, including the final results from the 005...


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