Latest Methotrexate Stories

2009-01-28 08:50:00

Scientists from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Children's Oncology Group (COG) have discovered in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) scores of inherited genetic variations that clinicians might be able to use as guideposts for designing more effective chemotherapy for this cancer.

2009-01-27 15:00:00

Scan of thousands of inherited genetic changes reveal specific variations linked to treatment failure and the fate of chemotherapy drugs in the body for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists from St.

2009-01-14 09:12:50

Methotrexate (MTX), a folate antagonist that blocks folic acid activity, is the most widely used disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) for rheumatoid arthritis.

2009-01-08 12:15:00

The life of a Minnesota boy suffering with a rare and serious form of the genetic disorder Pompe disease has been extended after treatment with a drug typically used to suppress the immune system of those with cancer and rheumatoid arthritis.

2008-12-04 00:30:00

NUTLEY, N.J., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche today announced that the U.S.

2008-11-13 09:00:37

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 13, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chelsea Therapeutics International, Ltd.

2008-11-07 09:00:24

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NasdaqGM:SPPI) announced today that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), under the Medicare Part B benefit, has assigned a unique, product-specific billing code, or J-code, for FUSILEV(TM) (levoleucovorin).

2008-10-31 09:00:08

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NasdaqGM:SPPI) today announced that it has filed with the FDA the supplemental NDA for FUSILEV(TM) (levoleucovorin) for injection in combination with 5-FU containing regimens in advanced metastatic colorectal cancer.

2008-10-30 03:00:27

Chelsea Therapeutics International has completed patient enrollment in its Phase II trial comparing the efficacy and tolerability of daily oral doses of CH-1504, a metabolically inert antifolate, to a standard weekly dose of methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

2008-10-28 09:00:07

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 28, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chelsea Therapeutics International, Ltd.

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