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2014-08-27 08:27:52

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Raise $300,000 during September, Blood Cancer Awareness Month WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed. More than 1.1 million Americans are living with, or in remission from, these diseases. Certain forms of these diseases are the most common types of cancer in children and adolescents younger than 20 years. Almost 150,000 Americans will be diagnosed with these cancers this year. There are few,...

2014-08-26 23:13:53

CEHN’s Childhood Leukemia Fact Sheet, which provides tips on how to reduce exposure to environmental risk factors associated with childhood leukemia, is now available in Spanish. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Children’s Environmental Health Network’s (CEHN) Childhood Leukemia Fact Sheet, created with the University of California at Berkeley’s Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment (CIRCLE), has been translated and is now available in...

2014-07-28 16:27:12

FLINT, Mich., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced today that it has been selected as a provider of Zydelig(®) tablets. Zydelig was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on July 23, 2014 for the treatment of three B-cell blood cancers. "We are pleased to partner with Gilead and be included in the limited panel of distribution for Zydelig," said Gary Kadlec, R.Ph, President of Diplomat. "Our expertise in...

2014-07-28 12:28:51

Approval based on Phase 3 RESONATE data with statistically significant improvements in progression-free and overall survival HORSHAM, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for IMBRUVICA(®) (ibrutinib) capsules for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have received at least one prior therapy.[1] The FDA also approved IMBRUVICA for CLL patients with del...

2014-07-28 12:28:45

Previously Treated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Based on Statistically Significant Progression-Free and Overall Survival Benefits SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted IMBRUVICA(®) (ibrutinib) regular (full) approval for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have received at least one prior therapy, and for the treatment of CLL...

2014-07-25 08:26:13

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued a positive opinion recommending the granting of full marketing approval for IMBRUVICA(®) (ibrutinib) in the European Union. IMBRUVICA is being jointly developed and commercialized in the United States by Pharmacyclics and Janssen Biotech, Inc. In Europe, once approved,...

2014-07-23 16:28:25

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of idelalisib to treat patients with relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), follicular lymphoma (FL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) is a significant advance for patients with these blood cancers. Idelalisib, which goes by the trade name Zydelig®, is a first-in-class inhibitor of PI3K delta, a protein that is highly expressed in many B-cell malignancies...

2014-07-09 16:25:02

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: OpportunityAnalyzer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2225869/OpportunityAnalyzer-Chronic-Lymphocytic-Leukemia---Opportunity-Analysis-and-Forecasts-to-2018.html OpportunityAnalyzer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2018 SummaryChronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the most common...

2014-07-07 12:29:12

- Designation supports the advancement of CTL019 to help address the unmet need of patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (r/r ALL) EAST HANOVER, N.J., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy status to CTL019, an investigational chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) therapy for the treatment of pediatric and adult patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic...

2014-07-01 08:29:55

Breakthrough Designation Reinforces Significant Unmet Need in the Treatment of This Highly Aggressive Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to investigational bispecific T cell engager (BiTE(®)) antibody blinatumomab, for adults with Philadelphia-negative (Ph-) relapsed/refractory B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a rapidly...


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