Items Tagged ‘blinatumomab’

June 23rd, 2016

Blincyto® Improves Survival in Type of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia


The immunotherapeutic agent, Blincyto (blinatumomab), improves survival compared to standard therapy among patients with B-cell precursor, Philadelphia chromosome-negative (Ph-) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (BCP-ALL) that has stopped responding to prior therapies. These results were presented at a presidential symposium at the 2016 annual European Hematologic Association (EHA) meeting. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most aggressive […]

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Tags: 2016, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, all, BCP-ALL, blinatumomab, blincyto, EAH, Leukemia, News, TOWER trial

July 23rd, 2015

Blincyto® in Philadelphia Chromosome-positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Appears Promising


Biotechnology company Amgen 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, all, amgen, blinatumomab, blincyto, Leukemia, News

October 10th, 2014

Amgen’s BiTE® Immunotherapy Blinatumomab Receives FDA Priority Review Designation In Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia


THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the Biologics License Application (BLA) for the investigational bispecific T cell engager (BiTE®) antibody construct, blinatumomab. The BLA is for the treatment of adults with Philadelphia-negative (Ph-) relapsed/refractory B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a rapidly progressing cancer […]

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, all, amgen, blinatumomab, fda, Leukemia, News