Items Tagged ‘Philadelphia chromosome positive’

January 19th, 2016

Blincyto® is Promising New Treatment Option for Philadelphia Chromosome-positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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Amgen, a biotechnology company, has announced that their immunotherapy drug Blincyto® (blinatumomab) appears promising in the treatment of adults with Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). The company announced findings from a Phase 2 trial in a recent press release. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a fast-growing cancer of the white blood cells. Relapsed/refractory ALL in […]

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, acute lymphoblastic lymphoma, all, blincyto, cd19, immunotherapy, Leukemia, News, Philadelphia chromosome positive


April 7th, 2015

Tasigna® Remains Superior to Gleevec® for Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Patients With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

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Tasigna® (nilotinib) remains superior to Gleevec® (imatinib) for the treatment of patients with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (PH+CML), according to the results of the six-year update from the ENESTnd trial which were presented at the 56th annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in San Francisco.  These data are consistent with that […]

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Tags: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, CML, ENESTnd trial, Gleevec, imatinib, Leukemia, News, nilotinib, Philadelphia chromosome positive, Tasigna