Items Tagged ‘carfilzomib’

January 26th, 2016

Combo Therapy of Kyprolis plus Dexamethasone Approved for Recurrent Multiple Myeloma

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The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a new treatment combination consisting of Kyprolis (carfilzomib) plus dexamethasone for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer that affects certain immune cells called plasma cells. Healthy plasma cells produce proteins called antibodies that are an important […]

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Tags: carfilzomib, dexamethasone, ENDEAVOR, fda, kyprolis, Multiple Myeloma, News, Recurrent Multiple Myeloma


April 27th, 2015

Study Demonstrates Superiority Of Kyprolis® over Velcade® in Patients With Relapsed Multiple Myeloma

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The results from a planned interim analysis of the Phase 3 head-to-head clinical trial ENDEAVOR evaluating Kyprolis® (carfilzomib in combination with low-dose dexamethasone versus Velcade® (bortezomib) and low-dose dexamethasone have demonstrated that the Kyprolis® treated patients lived twice as long without their disease worsening. Multiple myeloma is a cancer of plasma cells, which are a […]

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Tags: bortezimib, carfilzomib, ENDEAVOR, kyprolis, Multiple Myeloma, News, velcade


August 7th, 2014

Kyprolis Improves Progression-Free Survival in Multiple Myeloma

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Amgen announced that a planned interim analysis demonstrated that the Phase 3 clinical trial ASPIRE met its primary endpoint of progression-free survival (PFS).  Patients treated with Kyprolis® (carfilzomib) in combination with Revlimid® (lenalidomide) and low-dose dexamethasone lived significantly longer without their disease worsening compared to patients treated with Revlimid and low-dose dexamethasone. Multiple myeloma is […]

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Tags: carfilzomib, Info Type, kyprolis, Multiple Myeloma, News, Recurrent Multiple Myeloma