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An Antibiotic Benefit for Childhood Leukemia
For kids with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), bacterial infections can cause dangerous complications. But a new treatment option may be able to help.
Bendeka Gets the Green Light
JERUSALEM & WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) and Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGRX) today announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BENDEKA™, (bendamustine hydrochloride) injection, a liquid, low-volume (50 mL) and short-time 10-minute infusion formulation of bendamustine.
A Big Month for Multiple Myeloma
Before November, there were seven FDA-approved medications to treat multiple myeloma. Now that November is over, there are 10.
A New Multiple Myeloma Treatment
Another treatment for multiple myeloma just got an OK from the FDA.
FDA Approves New Multiple Myeloma Rx
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval for Empliciti (elotuzumab) in combination with two other therapies to treat people with multiple myeloma who have received one to three prior medications.
New Multiple Myeloma Rx Gets Go-Ahead
A new FDA approval could give another option to multiple myeloma patients who haven't had luck with past treatments. {C}
Ninlaro Approved for Multiple Myeloma
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval for Ninlaro (ixazomib) in combination with two other therapies to treat people with multiple myeloma who have received at least one prior therapy.
A Shot Against Multiple Myeloma
For multiple myeloma patients who haven't responded to past treatments, a newly approved medication could provide hope.
New Rx for Multiple Myeloma
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval for Darzalex (daratumumab) to treat patients with multiple myeloma who have received at least three prior treatments.
Leukemia FAQ
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells that most commonly occurs in adults older than 55 and is also the most common cancer in children younger than 15. There are currently more than 300,000 people estimated to be living with or in remission from leukemia in the US.