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2014-03-28 08:26:35

MabThera SC offers a faster administration time for patients in Europe while potentially saving valuable time for health systems SAN DIEGO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) announced today that the European Commission (EC) has approved Roche's new subcutaneous (SC) formulation of MabThera(®)( )(rituximab) for the treatment of patients with follicular lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Following the approval of Herceptin SC in...

2014-03-27 12:30:38

DUBLIN, Mar. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rwdz5w/therapy_class ) has announced the addition of the "Therapy Class Overview: Rituximab biosimilar" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Approval of Inflectra/Remsima, the first biosimilar Monoclonal antibody (Mab) from Celltrion and Hospira in EU in 2013 is a trend setter! Inflectra is a biosimilar of Johnson & Johnson's Remicade,...

2014-03-24 20:23:49

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7dhkqb/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Rituximab Market, 2009-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7dhkqb/investigation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Rituximab (trade names ""MabThera"" by Roche, ""Rituxan"" by Genetech) is a chimeric...

2014-03-20 23:01:51

Kanti Rai, MD, and Jacqueline Barrientos, MD, comment on study of new leukemia therapy. Lake Success, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Two North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute doctors, world-renowned for their research in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), weigh in on a German study of a new drug therapy for CLL in the March 20 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today. CLL is one of the most common forms of blood cancers, usually affecting...

2014-03-12 23:24:38

Researchers say a combination of bendamustine and rituximab may be just as effective and less toxic than standard chemotherapy for indolent lymphomas. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 According to the Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Center, a study published in the journal Blood suggests that patients with certain kinds of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas may get equally good results from a new chemotherapy combination than from the standard drugs. Researchers at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute...

2014-02-27 04:20:49

- Published Final Guidance Recommending PIXUVRI as Cost Effective and Provides Patients with Aggressive B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Greater Access to Only Approved Therapy - SEATTLE, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today reported that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), the independent body responsible for driving improvement and excellence in the health and social care system in the UK, has published...

2014-02-22 23:01:25

Careful screening is recommended to protect Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma patients against this dangerous side effect of rituximab. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 The Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Center is reporting on a newly-published article illustrating the potential dangers of rituximab therapy. Rituximab is a monoclonal antibody that is often used along with traditional chemotherapy in the treatment of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and other cancers involving the immune system B-cells....

2014-02-20 16:25:31

Company launches its first product, IMBRUVICA(TM), and records net product revenue of $13.6 million SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: PCYC) today reported financial results and recent developments for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. Financial Results for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2013 Revenue Total revenue for the quarter ended December 31, 2013 increased 113% to $123.6 million, from $58.0 million for the...

2014-02-03 23:02:17

Ibrutinib, a small molecule inhibitor of Bruton’s tyrosine kinase, will be investigated in combination with rituximab by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group in its latest clinical trial, E1912. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) announced today that it has activated E1912, a randomized phase III clinical trial to evaluate the ability of the combination of ibrutinib and rituximab to prolong progression-free survival in previously...

2014-01-31 10:46:34

In patients with a frequently-relapsing form of kidney disease, relapses decreased approximately five-fold for at least one year after patients took a single dose of rituximab, an antibody that targets the immune system and is often used to treat immune disorders such as lymphoma and arthritis. The findings, which will appear in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that this drug may provide considerable benefits for patients. For most...


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