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2014-09-22 23:10:40

New survey conducted by CML-IQ highlights need for CML awareness and increased resources for patients. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Today has been designated World CML Day to broaden understanding of chronic myelogenous leukemia, a form of blood cancer that affects approximately 5,000 Canadians. In most cases, CML is caused by a mutation affecting chromosomes 22 and 9. So that date – 22/9 – has become a powerful symbol as the worldwide community unites to raise...

2014-09-09 08:32:43

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, today announced results for its fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. "I am very proud of all that we have accomplished over the past year, highlighted by significant progress toward the clinical development of our lead drug candidate Pracinostat," said Daniel P. Gold, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of MEI Pharma. "Now we...

2014-09-08 08:29:38

SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aptose Biosciences Inc. (TSX: APS), a clinical-stage company developing new therapeutics and molecular diagnostics that target the underlying mechanisms of cancer, today announced that Stephen B. Howell, M.D. will act in the capacity of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Howell joins the Aptose team as a medical consultant to provide expert clinical guidance to the company. "Dr. Howell brings to Aptose deep industry and academic...

2014-09-03 04:21:54

AMSTERDAM, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ Clinical and Business Development expert re-joins the Company ~ Kiadis Pharma B.V. ("Kiadis Pharma", "Kiadis" or "the Company"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing T-cell immunotherapy treatments for blood cancers, today announces the appointment of Dr. Jeroen Rovers, MD PhD, as its Chief Medical Officer. Jeroen Rovers was most recently Chief Medical Officer at Ceronco Biosciences. Prior...

2014-08-12 16:28:07

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 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 operating results for the second quarter 2014. The company will host a conference call today to discuss financial results for the quarter and to provide an operational update for the first half of 2014. "We are pleased to have initiated our...

2014-08-08 11:12:02

AGA Immunosuppressive drugs called thiopurines have been found to increase the risk of myeloid disorders, such as acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome, a rare bone marrow disorder, seven-fold among inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. These data were reported in a new study1 published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). Thiopurines are an established treatment for...

2014-08-07 20:24:36

Leukotuximab is a novel, first-in-class Leukemia-specific mAb targeting JL-1 SHENYANG, China, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 3SBio Inc., a leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products, today announced it has entered into an exclusive license with DiNonA Inc. for the development, manufacturing and marketing of Leukotuximab, an anti JL-1 antibody for acute leukemia (AL), including acute myelocytic...

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...


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