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2014-07-15 12:29:21

The Upcoming Entry of New Generation TKIs will Challenge the Established Position of CML Treatments in Brazil and Mexico, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, despite the fact that the treatment armamentarium for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in Brazil and Mexico includes all three tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs)--Novartis' Glivec (imatinib), Bristol-Myers Squibb's Sprycel (dasatinib) and...

2014-07-08 08:30:12

- Findings from Phase II clinical study of investigational compound volasertib include response rate and new overall survival data. RIDGEFIELD, Conn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a Phase II study that compared volasertib plus low-dose cytarabine (LDAC), a form of chemotherapy, versus LDAC alone in older patients with untreated acute myeloid leukemia (AML) were published today in the American Society of Hematology journal Blood. Volasertib has not been approved by the...

2014-06-12 08:28:46

SAN DIEGO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (Nasdaq: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced two poster presentations at the 19(th) Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA), to be held June 12 through June 15, 2014, in Milan, Italy. Quizartinib (AC220) in Patients with FLT3-ITD(+) Relapsed or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Final...

2014-06-12 04:22:18

SEATTLE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTI BioPharma Corp. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced the initiation of an international cooperative group Phase 2 clinical trial of tosedostat in combination with low-dose cytarabine in older patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) or high risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). Tosedostat is a first-in-class selective inhibitor of aminopeptidases, which are required by tumor cells to provide amino acids necessary for growth and tumor...

2014-06-10 08:31:13

Study Meets Pre-Specified CR/CRi Rate in First Nine Patients SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, today announced preliminary response data from the first stage of a two-stage, open-label Phase II clinical study of its investigational drug candidate Pracinostat in combination with Vidaza(®) (azacitidine) in elderly patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid...

2014-06-03 20:21:34

SAN DIEGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (Nasdaq: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced two poster presentations at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, held May 30 through June 3, 2014, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Final Results of a Randomized Phase 2 Study Showing the Clinical Benefit of quizartinib (AC220) in...

2014-06-02 12:28:29

High Cost and High Expectations for Clinical Benefits are Major Market Access Hurdles Facing New CML Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed hematologists in China estimate that Novartis's Glivec (imatinib) will lose nearly half of its patient share for treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in the next three years, due to the market entry of generic imatinib. Nevertheless,...

2014-05-29 15:51:33

University of Chicago Medical Center Pinpointing cause of relapse could lead to better therapies A multi-institutional team of researchers has pinpointed exactly what goes wrong when chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients develop resistance to ibrutinib, a highly effective, precisely targeted anti-cancer drug. In a correspondence published online May 28 in the New England Journal of Medicine, they show how the mutation triggers resistance. Their finding could guide development of...

2014-05-27 12:32:14

Robust Value Dossiers and Smart Uptake Strategies are Vital to Secure Optimal Market Access in Europe, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Novartis's Glivec is the clear agent of choice for first-line treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) patients in the chronic phase, according to surveyed hematological oncologists from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom (EU5). Use...

2014-05-23 16:23:48

FLINT, Mich., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced that it will be distributing SYNRIBO(®) (omacetaxine mepesuccinate), now approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for subcutaneous injection and home administration. SYNRIBO is a treatment for adults with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) who are no longer responding to or are unable to tolerate two or more tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs). The new...


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