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2010-12-21 14:07:28

More effective risk-adjusted chemotherapy and sophisticated patient monitoring helped push cure rates to nearly 88 percent for older adolescents enrolled in a St. Jude Children's Research Hospital acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treatment protocol and closed the survival gap between older and younger patients battling the most common childhood cancer.

2010-10-27 15:37:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandoz Inc. announced today it has initiated a voluntary recall in the US of all 50mg/2mL and 250mg/10mL vials of Sandoz and Parenta brand Methotrexate Injection, USP product ("methotrexate") to the consumer/user level.

2010-09-27 07:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. announced today that it has submitted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S.

2010-09-22 14:09:05

Scientists are reporting the development and successful initial testing of a new form of methotrexate — the mainstay anticancer drug — designed to be given as nose drops rather than injected.

2010-07-30 13:30:29

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received reports of malignancies in children using tumor necrosis factor a (TNF) blockers, raising concerns of an associated risk and prompting an investigation.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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