Items Tagged ‘arzerra’

February 29th, 2016

Arzerra® Approved as Maintenance Therapy for Advanced CLL

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The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Arzerra® (ofatumumab) as maintenance therapy for the treatment of advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). This product is already approved to treat patients with CLL who have not received prior therapy, or whose CLL has stopped responding to prior therapies. CLL is a type of cancer […]

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Tags: arzerra, B-cells, biologic agent, CD-20, Chronic Lymphoblastic Leukemia, chronic lymphocytic, CLL, fda, Leukemia, News, ofatumumab, PROLONG


June 19th, 2014

Imbruvica Found to Extend Survival in CLL Patients

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Researchers reported at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago that chronic lymphoid leukemia (CLL) patients treated with Imbruvica™ (ibrutinib) showed improved survival when compared to those treated with Arzerra® (ofatumumab). Because the Imbruvica group showed a significant advantage in progression-free survival at an interim point, the trial was halted and Arzerra […]

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Tags: arzerra, asco, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, CLL, ibrutinib, imbruvica, Leukemia, News