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Journal of Clinical Oncology Publishes TREANDA Study Demonstrating Significant Improvement in Overall Response and Progression-Free Survival in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Date:8/3/2009

FRAZER, Pa., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) today announced that the Journal of Clinical Oncology has published data from a pivotal phase 3 study demonstrating that TREANDA(R) (bendamustine HCl) for Injection improved clinical outcomes when compared to chlorambucil in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Results of this study were the basis of the March 2008 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of TREANDA for CLL, the first agent approved by the FDA for this disease since 2001. According to the American Cancer Society, there will be more than 15,000 new cases of CLL diagnosed in 2009 alone. The study results were published online today and will also appear in the print edition later this year.

This Phase 3, randomized, international, multicenter, open-label study evaluated the efficacy and safety of TREANDA compared to chlorambucil in previously untreated patients with advanced (Binet stage B-C) CLL. Patients received TREANDA (100 mg per square meter on days 1 and 2) (n=162) or chlorambucil (0.8 mg/kg on days 1 and 15) (n=157) for up to six treatment cycles. In this study, TREANDA demonstrated significantly better outcomes for both primary endpoints compared to chlorambucil: overall response rate and progression-free survival (PFS).The overall response rate was significantly higher in patients receiving TREANDA than chlorambucil (68% vs. 31%; p<0.0001). Patients in the TREANDA treatment arm also had a higher complete response rate than those treated with chlorambucil (31% vs. 2%) which means that after treatment with TREANDA, some patients had no signs of CLL in their blood.

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