Navigation Links
Investigational agent targets gene signaling pathways to improve response for patients with CLL
Date:12/8/2012

standard chemo-immunotherapy and eventually become resistant. For these harder-to-treat patients, ibrutinib in combination with rituximab appears to be a safer option with high efficacy and without the related risks," said Jan Burger, MD, PhD, lead author and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Leukemia at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. "Based on these promising results, we need larger-scale studies of ibrutinib-rituximab in high-risk CLL, with the goal of accelerating the development of this therapy for patients who most urgently need better options."

Dr. Burger will present this study in an oral presentation on Sunday, December 9, at 4:30 p.m. EST at the Georgia World Congress Center in Thomas Murphy Ballroom 4, Level 5, Building B.


'/>"/>
Contact: Andrea Slesinski
aslesinski@hematology.org
614-352-5096
American Society of Hematology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Updated Clinical Results Show Experimental Agent Ibrutinib as Highly Active in CLL Patients
2. Rilpivirine for HIV: Added benefit for single agent proven
3. Travel Services (MyTSOnline) in Valencia Teams Up With Vendors to Become the Number One Travel Agent in the Santa Clarita Valley
4. Mayo Clinic gets FDA approval for new imaging agent for recurrent prostate cancer
5. Scientists ID Cancer-Causing Agent in Smokeless Tobacco
6. Therapy combining exercise and neuroprotective agent shows promise for stroke victims
7. New substances 15,000 times more effective in destroying chemical warfare agents
8. Difficult to diagnose cases of infectious endocarditis solved with SPECT/CT imaging agent
9. Imaging agents predict breast cancer response to endocrine therapy
10. Pig stomach mucins are effective as anti-viral agents for consumer products
11. Method developed by VTT targets diagnosis of early Alzheimers disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/14/2014)... treat children with uncomplicated acute appendicitis is a reasonable ... fewer missed school days, according to a pilot study. ... Hospital and published online April 12 in the ... the first prospective study on nonoperative management of acute ... , Researchers enrolled 77 patients age 7 to 17 ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014, Perth, Australia. Drug discovery company Proteomics International ... of a companion diagnostic (CDx) test with the ... The research team authenticated the panel of biomarkers ... samples. Seven biomarkers were validated at high stringency ... The mass spectrometry data was then cross-validated using ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... 2014) When it comes to the cost and ... Patients get the best care when they are treated ... extensive experience in their current job, according to a ... and Columbia Business School. The study was published in ... Applied Economics . , The review of more ...
(Date:4/13/2014)... STANFORD, Calif. A low-cost empowerment program for ... and sexual harassment of these girls, who live ... and are frequently attacked, a large new study ... Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Children,s ... No Worldwide, validated the program,s effectiveness in combating ...
(Date:4/11/2014)... the processes that control brain cell production could pave ... brain-related disorders. , Scientists have gained new understanding of ... how and when nerve and brain cells are formed ... and keeps it healthy. Their findings could help explain ... which is a fundamental characteristic of many diseases including ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Antibiotics alone are a successful treatment for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in kids 2Health News:Antibiotics alone are a successful treatment for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in kids 3Health News:Longer nurse tenure on hospital units leads to higher quality care 2Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 2Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 3Health News:Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds 4
... new study analyzing the economic implications of the ... that the older (first generation) antipsychotic medication perphenazine// ... the newer (second generation) medications used in the ... still have a role in treating schizophrenia. The ...
... into a leading Internet search engine, and you’ll find ... ,The latest National Cleaning Survey from The Soap ... reports of skin infections, like Staphylococcus aureus, in their ... resistant to methicillin, a powerful antibiotic commonly used to ...
... has fallen drastically, and the rate of decline has improved ... analysis of data// from the National Long-Term Care Survey (NLTCS). ... Academy of Sciences, has revealed that the severe disability among ... in 1982 to 19 percent in 2004/2005. ,The ...
... health agencies with the most effective ways of ... personal communication and proper condom use, for example.// ... needle-exchange and substance-abuse programs because they are not ... effectiveness. ,Researchers at the Centers for ...
... KC Steakhouse Family Restaurant at Lloydminister, has tested positive for ... virus and affects the liver and causes fever, fatigue, loss ... a few days later. ,“The risk of transmission ... restaurant is small,” said Brenda Cholin, medical health officer for ...
... latest issue of Human Gene Therapy has published the ... therapy to treat erectile dysfunction.// The finding shows that ... since gene therapy is beneficial for months, and hence ... ,Lead author Arnold Melman, M.D., professor ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Older Medication May Be More Cost-Effective for Some Schizophrenia Patients 2Health News:Americans’ Concern for Skin Infections, Flu, Spreads Across the Countr 2Health News:Disability Factor Among Older Americans Shows Improvement 2Health News:Best HIV-Prevention Programs Help People Build Skills 2Health News:Best HIV-Prevention Programs Help People Build Skills 3Health News:Gene Therapy May Be the Solution for Erectile Dysfunction 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Research and Markets ... the "Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry ... - 2018" report to their offering. ... ) Dental consumables are products which are ... impairments, for tooth restoration and in treatment of ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Novation, the leading ... company, awarded several new IT value-added reseller (VAR) ... hospital organizations with IT goods and services at ... agreements, as well as value-added services such as ... New Novation agreements were awarded to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... DUBLIN , January 15, 2014 ... that it has waived the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) ... the outstanding shares of ViroPharma Incorporated (NASDAQ: VPHM).   ... no longer conditional on OFT approval, and Shire expects to ... currently scheduled expiration time, subject to the satisfaction of all ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 2Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 3New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3
... 21 WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD ), the ... leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer, today announced the launch ... The strategic partnership with Boots UK expands WebMD,s presence internationally ... issues that are most relevant to them. , WebMD brings ...
... (NYSE: ABT ) today announced that it has ... Visiogen, expanding the company,s vision care business with a ... for cataract patients. , Visiogen,s Synchrony® accommodating ... It is designed to mimic the eye,s natural ...
Cached Medicine Technology:WebMD Launches New Consumer Health Portal in the U.K. 2WebMD Launches New Consumer Health Portal in the U.K. 3Abbott Completes Visiogen Acquisition 2
The ExcaliburPlus PC is the most powerful isolated ESU with 10,000 V PTP in spray coag....
This unit is the finest standalone handswitch bipolar unit available....
...
...
Medicine Products: