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ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Studies to be Featured at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress
Date:6/4/2009

- Results of Phase III clinical studies highlight benefits of ACTEMRA as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis -

NUTLEY, N.J., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche today announced that oral and poster presentations highlighting results from the extensive multi-national ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) clinical development program will be presented at the 10th Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), which will take place June 10-13, 2009, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The studies evaluate ACTEMRA, a novel treatment targeting interleukin-6 (IL-6) receptors, in patients with moderately to severely active RA.

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  • "Tocilizumab Inhibits Structural Joint Damage, Improves Physical Function, and Increases DAS28 Remission Rates in RA Patients Who Respond Inadequately to Methotrexate: The LITHE Study," will be highlighted in an oral presentation by lead investigator Joel M. Kremer, M.D., Director of Research at The Center for Rheumatology in Albany, New York, on June 12, 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. CEST in the Bella Center, Hall A2, during the Novel Therapeutic Approaches for RA session.
  • "Efficacy of Tocilizumab (TCZ) in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Interim Analysis of Long-term Extension Trials of up to 2.5 Years," will be highlighted in a poster presentation by Josef S. Smolen, M.D., Professor of Medicine at the University Clinic for Internal Medicine in Vienna, Austria, on June 12, 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. CEST in the Bella Center.
  • "Efficacy of Tocilizumab (TCZ) vs Methotrexate (MTX) Monotherapy in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) with No Prior MTX or DMARD Exposure," results from the AMBITION study, will be highlighted in a poster presentation by lead investigator Graeme Jones, M.D., Professor at the Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania in Hobart, Australia, on June 12, 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.
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