Items Tagged ‘maintenance therapy’

April 25th, 2017

Revlimid Maintenance Therapy Related to More Secondary Primary Malignancies in Older Adults

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Results from a pivotal clinical trial have supported the use of Revlimid (lenalidomide) as maintenance therapy for patients multiple myeloma.  A new analysis from the trial just published in the Journal, Blood raises concerns about the safety of Revlimd maintenance reporting an increased risk of developing secondary cancer. Doctors from the Institute of Cancer Research […]

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Tags: maintenance therapy, Multiple Myeloma, News, revlimid


March 17th, 2015

Sutent® Maintenance Therapy Found Active in Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Doctors have reported that maintenance therapy using Sutent® (sunitinib) delays the time to cancer progression and improves survival in patients with extensive-stage small-cell lung cancer (SCLC).  These encouraging results were recently reported in the online March 3, 2015 Journal of Clinical Oncology. Small-cell lung cancer is a fast-growing type of lung cancer and accounts for […]

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Tags: extensive-stage, Lung Cancer, maintenance therapy, News, sclc, small cell lung cancer, sunitinib, Sutent