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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.
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}
A Shot Against Multiple Myeloma
For multiple myeloma patients who haven't responded to past treatments, a newly approved medication could provide hope.
In Early Tests, Blood, Bone Marrow Rx Sparked Hope
Early testing of a medication for blood cancers and bone marrow disorders yielded promising results. Now, researchers are looking to the future.
What Babies Eat May Affect Leukemia Risk
Childhood cancer is rare, but it is still a leading health threat to children and adolescents — surpassed only by accidents. However, babies who are breastfed may be at a lower risk for developing one type of blood cancer in childhood.
Great Leaps in Leukemia Treatment
Cancer research has led to longer lives and better quality of life for millions of people. This year, the transformation of leukemia treatment has been singled out as the “Advance of the Year.”
Amgen's Leukemia Rx is Effective & Expensive
Earlier this month, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new type of treatment for a severe form of leukemia. That treatment becomes available Thursday, and the manufacturer has revealed how much it will cost.
Quality of Life May Raise Quantity of Life With Lymphoma
Feeling good about life may make it last a little longer. Lymphoma patients with high quality of life may live longer than those with lower life satisfaction.
Rx Combo Slowed Multiple Myeloma
When it comes to treating multiple myeloma, three medications may be better than two.