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The manufacturers of the drugs Humira ( Adalimumab ), Remicade ( Infliximab ) and Enbrel ( Etanercept ) have added new safety information to the labels for these products about malignancies. These t ...


A phase II study, led by Andre Goy, of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, evaluated efficacy and toxicity of Bortezomib ( Velcade ) in 60 patients with relapsed or refractor ...


A phase II trial, led by John D. Hainsworth of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center and Tennessee Oncology, Nashville , evaluated the efficacy of Rituximab ( MabThera, Rituxan ) with short-duration chemoth ...


Hepatitis C virus ( HCV ) plays a role in the development of both hepatocellular carcinoma and B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ( B-NHL ). A multicenter study, coordinated by D Vallisa, Department of ...


Researchers at the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a critical switch that turns on a blood stem cell's prized ability to regenerate itself while also producing a variety of daughter c ...


A study suggests that people who drink alcohol may have a lower risk of developing non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma ( NHL ). Scientists know that alcohol increases the risk of several cancers, including thos ...


Researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute have found that an experimental vaccine can prime the immune system to help fight an aggressive fo ...


A Phase II clinical study demonstrated that Galiximab may be used in combination with Rituximab ( Rituxan ), and the combination may prolong event-free survival ( EFS ) in patients with relapsed or re ...


In studies with mice, treatment with a new monoclonal antibody that targets immune system B cells has shown considerable promise for treating leukemias, autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection. ...


Biogen Idec has informed Healthcare Professional of new safety information which is being added to the prescribing information for Zevalin ( Ibritumomab tiuxetan ). Severe cutaneous or mucocutaneo ...


Researchers at the UT Southwestern Medical Center have found.that patients surviving childhood Hodgkin disease suffer strokes later in life at rates about four times that of the general population. ...


Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine identified a link between a critical cancer pathway and an Epstein-Barr Virus ( EBV ) protein known to be expressed in a number of EBV- ...


A pivotal Phase IIb open-label study evaluated Vorinostat ( Zolinza ) in patients with advanced, refractory cutaneous T-cell lymphoma ( CTCL ). In the study, 30 percent of the patients ( 22 of 74 ) ...


Researchers could determine one week after a bone marrow transplant which patients were likely to develop a serious and deadly complication, making them candidates for preventive treatment before any ...


A study involving the University of Nebraska Medical Center ( UNMC ), the National Cancer Institute ( NCI ) and 10 other institutions has successfully identified the gene expression signature for Bur ...