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2008-06-14 12:00:24

Celgene International Sarl (Nasdaq:CELG) announced that data presented today at the 13th Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) in Copenhagen, Denmark found that patients previously treated for multiple myeloma receiving REVLIMID (lenalidomide) in combination with dexamethasone experienced a significant survival gain regardless of the number of prior therapies they had received.

2008-06-14 06:00:27

Celgene International Sarl (Nasdaq:CELG) today announced that according to data from a pooled study presented at the 13th European Hematology Association (EHA) congress in Copenhagen, Denmark, multiple myeloma patients taking REVLIMID(R) (lenalidomide) plus dexamethasone significantly increased their survival rates.

2006-06-05 09:46:06

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Celgene Inc.'s cancer drug Revlimid improves the rate of survival in previously treated patients with the blood cancer multiple myeloma by at least a year compared with those taking standard treatment, according to data released on Monday.

2006-06-04 09:36:46

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Celgene Inc. said on Sunday its cancer drug Thalomid improved survival by a significant amount in elderly patients with multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer.

2006-04-13 10:44:37

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Treatment with thalidomide or its analog lenalidomide prolongs life in mice with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), scientists report. Lead investigator Dr.

2006-01-09 09:03:39

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Celgene Corp. said on Monday that a pivotal-stage trial of its Thalomid drug was stopped early after the medicine was shown to dramatically limit the progress of the blood cancer multiple myeloma.

2006-01-09 07:44:20

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Celgene Corp. said on Monday that a pivotal-stage trial of its Thalomid drug was stopped early after the medicine was shown to dramatically limit the progress of the blood cancer multiple myeloma.

2005-09-28 00:01:10

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A clinical trial of Celgene Corp.'s experimental cancer drug, Revlimid, has been suspended because of concerns about blood clots, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

2005-09-14 17:36:27

By Susan Heavey BETHESDA, Maryland (Reuters) - Celgene Corp.'s Revlimid is effective in treating anemia in certain patients with potentially fatal blood disorders known as myelodysplastic syndromes and should be approved, a U.S. advisory panel said on Wednesday.

2005-06-20 16:50:00

When people hear "thalidomide," many think "birth defects," however, evidence has come to light that this once-banned drug can be used as a potent anti-cancer treatment. In a new study, researchers from the University of Bologna, Italy, demonstrate that Thal-Dex (thalidomide used in combination with dexamethasone) is more powerful than conventional chemotherapy for the treatment of multiple myeloma.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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