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2014-10-17 08:25:55

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing approval for IMBRUVICA(®) (ibrutinib) throughout the 28 member states of the European Union (EU). IMBRUVICA, a first-in-class, oral, once-daily, non-chemotherapy treatment, now is approved to be marketed in Europe for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL), or adult patients with...

2014-10-15 16:30:25

- Preliminary study results show 27 of 30 pediatric and adult patients with relapsed/refractory (r/r) ALL (90%) experienced complete remissions with personalized cell therapy, CTL0191 EAST HANOVER, N.J., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis and the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine (Penn) today announced preliminary results from two pilot clinical trials published in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) evaluating the efficacy and safety of CTL019 in patients...

2014-10-15 16:30:22

University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Team Funded by LLS for More Than 22 Years Report Today in New England Journal of Medicine that 90 Percent of Patients Achieved Complete Remission WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Funding from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) over the past 22 years helped advance a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that 90 percent of children and adults...

2014-10-09 16:27:54

Additional Global Regulatory Filings Reinforce Commitment to Addressing Significant Unmet Needs for Patients With This Aggressive Cancer With Limited Treatment Options THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the Biologics License Application (BLA) for the investigational bispecific T cell engager (BiTE(®)) antibody construct, blinatumomab. The BLA is for the...

2014-09-24 12:29:29

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study shows that adjusting treatment based on early response to chemotherapy boosts survival of young patients with Philadelphia chromosome-like acute lymphoblastic leukemia MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators found that adjusting treatment based on early response to chemotherapy made a life-saving difference to young patients with an acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...

2014-09-22 08:29:14

FDA Submission Reinforces Commitment to Addressing Significant Unmet Needs for Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, an Aggressive Cancer With Limited Treatment Options THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval for its investigational bispecific T cell engager (BiTE(®)) antibody construct, blinatumomab. The BLA is...

2014-09-10 12:24:45

Behind The Bench, The National Basketball Wives Association and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team up for Cancer Cures WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 11-year-old Kyle Markes passed away of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) on December 24, 2013, just days before he was set to be his idol Kevin Durant's special guest at an Oklahoma Thunder game on Christmas Day. Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer. Almost 150,000...

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...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.