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2010-11-29 14:36:45

Researchers to present 12 oral and 28 poster sessions at the premier hematology research conference The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today that it will present research updates and clinical trial results of 40 cutting-edge studies at the 52nd Annual American Society of Hematology (ASH) Meeting in Orlando from December 4 "“ 6. The presentations showcased at ASH will include 12 oral sessions and 28 poster presentations, including...

2009-12-17 00:45:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that on February 10, 2010 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) will review the New Drug Application (NDA) for pixantrone for the treatment of relapsed/refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). ODAC is an independent panel of experts that evaluates data concerning the efficacy and safety of marketed and investigational products...

2009-11-23 13:03:00

Following the FDA approvals of two new therapies for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas (NHL), the NCCN Guidelines for NHL have been updated to include ofatumumab (Azerra(TM), GlaxoSmithKline) as a therapy option for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and romidepsin (Istodax(R), Gloucester Pharmaceuticals) as a suggested treatment for patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two recent FDA approvals have prompted the...

2009-11-10 08:12:00

NCCN recently received a research grant from Allos Therapeutics, Inc. to evaluate the role of pralatrexate in the treatment of select hematologic malignancies and solid tumors. Pralatrexate is the only agent currently approved by the FDA to treat patients with relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma. Investigators from NCCN Member Institutions are eligible to apply for the research funding. FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive...

2009-10-15 08:02:00

NCCN has added pralatrexate (Folotyn(TM), Allos Therapeutics, Inc.) to the NCCN Guidelines for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas as one of the options for second-line therapy for relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma. The FDA-approved pralatrexate for the treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma on September 25, 2009 FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Upon the recent FDA approval of pralatrexate (Folotyn(TM), Allos Therapeutics, Inc.) for the treatment of...

2009-09-28 13:34:00

MENLO PARK, Calif. and NEW YORK and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has announced the approval of pralatrexate for the treatment of relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). Research on drugs of this class began in the 1950s at SRI International. A subsequent scientific collaboration among SRI International, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Southern Research Institute led to clinical trials on related compounds...

2009-09-28 07:36:08

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Folotyn as the first treatment for a form of cancer known as peripheral T-cell lymphoma. Folotyn (pralatrexate) was approved under the FDA's accelerated approval process, which allows earlier approval of drugs that meet unmet medical needs, officials said. It is approved for patients who have relapsed, or have not responded well to other forms of chemotherapy. Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system,...

2009-09-25 17:24:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., NEW YORK and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has announced the approval of pralatrexate for the treatment of relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). Research on drugs of this class began in the 1950s at SRI International. A subsequent scientific collaboration among SRI International, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Southern Research Institute led to clinical trials on related compounds...


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