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2013-12-09 10:45:08

Patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) who were as old as 74 fared as well with stem cell transplantation as did patients in the 60-to-65 age range, according to a study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology. "This is good evidence that age alone should not limit who should get a transplant for MDS," said Gregory Abel, MD, MPH, a medical oncologist at Dana-Farber. "Calendar age is less important than other measures,...

2013-11-12 23:29:42

Wichita-based medical document services company, MDS of Kansas (MDS) joins forces with Azalea Health (Azalea) to provide clients with a billing service and complete cloud-based electronic health records (EHR) solution, Azalea EHR. Wichita, Kansas (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 For over 22 years MDS has delivered a variety of medical document services, including medical transcription, editing, EHR technologies, and education programs throughout the Midwest. "The merging of advanced...

2010-03-24 03:00:00

JERUSALEM, March 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Investment Enables Market Leading Digital Signage Solutions Provider to Broaden its Platform and Expand its Services to Meet Market Requirements Minicom Advanced Systems, a developer of remote access, KVM, and digital signage solutions, today announced that it would spinout its digital signage division ("MDS"). The new company simultaneously announced that it had raised $6 million to finance its operations independently. The...

2010-01-25 14:53:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) today announced the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical study to evaluate ezatiostat hydrochloride (TELINTRA, TLK199) tablets in combination with lenalidomide (Revlimid) in patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). This Phase 1 trial is an open label, multicenter, dose escalation study of TELINTRA in combination with lenalidomide in patients with non-deletion (5q-) low to intermediate-1 risk MDS. TELINTRA...

2009-08-03 14:14:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) today announced that the positive results from a Phase 1 multicenter, dose escalation study of ezatiostat hydrochloride (TELINTRA, TLK199) tablets in patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) have been published in a leading peer reviewed journal, Blood, 25 June 2009; Vol. 113, No. 26, pp. 6533-6540. Positive results from a separate Phase 1-2a study in MDS patients involving an intravenous formulation of...

2009-07-08 08:49:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the company's supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for an alternative five-day dosing regimen for Dacogen(R) (decitabine for injection) to treat patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). MDS is a potentially life-threatening group of bone marrow diseases that limit the production of functional blood cells....

2008-08-21 09:00:22

Celgene Corporation (Nasdaq:CELG) today announced VIDAZA (azacitidine) received expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to reflect new overall survival achieved in the AZA-001 survival study of patients with higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). This expanded indication supplements the 2004 FDA authorization of VIDAZA as the first therapy approved in the U.S. for the treatment of patients with all five French American British (FAB) subtypes of MDS. VIDAZA is also the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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