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2014-05-31 08:21:05

- Data include results from two Phase I studies of ABT-199/GDC-0199 in relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and various subtypes of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) released interim results from a Phase Ib clinical trial of ABT-199/GDC-0199, an investigational B-cell lymphoma 2 (BCL-2) selective inhibitor, in combination with rituximab (Abstract 7013). Results showed an overall response rate (ORR) of...

2014-05-05 08:30:08

- The long-term safety profile was consistent with pivotal trials of Cimzia® ATLANTA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB announced today results from the PRECiSE 3 7-year open label extension clinical trial of Cimzia(®) (certolizumab pegol), the longest continuous trial of an anti-TNF therapy evaluating long-term safety in Crohn's disease. Remission was also assessed over the trial period. Results were presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW), taking place in Chicago from May 3-6. "The...

2014-05-02 08:24:57

First full quarter after launch of IMBRUVICA(TM) net product revenue of $56.2 million SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: PCYC) today reported financial results and recent developments for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. Financial Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2014 GAAP and Non-GAAP net income (loss) Non-GAAP net income reported for the quarter ended March 31, 2014 was $31.3 million, or $0.40 net income per diluted share,...

2014-04-28 12:27:09

Rheumatologists Cite Improved Health-Related Quality of Life, Improved Effect in Disease Activity among Unmet Needs, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. and EU5 rheumatologists agree that new therapies for the treatment of moderate to severe systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) that offer improved effect on disease activity and renal organ domain scores over current therapies...

2014-04-21 12:27:29

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that data from the Phase III PCYC-1112 (RESONATE(TM)) study of single agent IMBRUVICA(TM) (ibrutinib) vs. ofatumumab, an established therapy in relapsed refractory CLL, as well as data from an Independent Efficacy Evaluation of IMBRUVICA after three years of follow-up, will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 50th Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois May 30 - June...

2014-04-10 12:24:44

Emerging Therapies are Not Expected to Offer Improvements in Safety and Tolerability Attributes, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the effect of a therapy on overall survival and progression-free survival are attributes that most influence surveyed U.S. and European hematological oncologists' prescribing decisions for relapsed/refractory (R/R) chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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