Latest Multiple myeloma Stories

2014-02-24 12:26:25

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just 10 years ago, older patients were typically considered ineligible to receive a blood or bone marrow transplantation (BMT) to treat their blood cancer, but today, patients age 65 and older not only qualify for BMT therapy but are the fastest growing group of recipients. This was reported at the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) annual meeting as it celebrates its 20(th) anniversary and reflects...

2014-01-13 08:26:47

Phase 1 Trial of BL-8040 expected to begin in Q2 2014; top-line results expected in H2 2014 JERUSALEM, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX; TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing promising therapeutic candidates, announced today that it has filed the necessary regulatory submissions to commence a Phase 1 trial for BL-8040, a novel treatment for the mobilization of stem cells from the bone...

2013-12-09 14:08:58

Bortezomib (Velcade) reduces GVHD, boosts survival Adding bortezomib (Velcade) to standard preventive therapy for graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD) results in improved outcomes for patients receiving stem-cell transplants from mismatched and unrelated donors, according to researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In a new phase 2 trial, patients treated with bortezomib had lower rates of severe acute GVHD and treatment-related mortality, and experienced better one-year overall...

2013-12-06 23:23:51

“Dual Inhibition Of Mcl-1 By The Combination Of Carfilzomib and TG02 In Multiple Myeloma” and “Leukemia Stem/Progenitor Cells From AML Patients Treated With The Multi-Kinase Inhibitor TG02 Demonstrate Increased Proliferation and Are Sensitized To Chemotherapeutic Agents” San Diego (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Tragara Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that two posters on TG02, the Company's unique oral multi-kinase inhibitor, will be presented at the American Society of...

2013-12-03 23:27:34

TG02 synergizes with carfilzomib in multiple myeloma models; data to be presented at ASH 2013 Annual Meeting. San Diego (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Tragara Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the initiation of a phase 1b clinical trial of TG02, in combination with the poteosome inhibitor carfilzomib (Kyprolis®), in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. TG02 is a potent oral inhibitor of CDK9, which leads to the depletion of key survival proteins, such as Mcl-1,...

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