Navigation Links
Genetic and Proteomic Advances Pave the Way for Next-Generation Leukemia Therapies
Date:12/10/2011

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite major research advances over the last several decades that have helped deliver improved therapeutic options for leukemia, the condition remains deadly. Specialists are in need of new options to help diagnose the condition earlier and new therapies that will extend patients' lives. New research addressing important updates on the diagnosis and treatment of leukemia will be presented today at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology. 

"While recent discoveries during the past several decades have paved the way for a much better understanding of how the proteins affecting cancer cells can determine response or resistance to treatment, more progress needs to be made," said Martin S. Tallman, MD, moderator of the press conference and Chief of the Leukemia Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. "The abstracts discussed today represent important steps toward targeting these proteins with effective therapies that will make a meaningful difference in the lives of leukemia patients."

This press conference will take place on Saturday, December 10, at 9:30 a.m. PST.

Fractionated Doses of Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin (GO) Combined to Standard Chemotherapy (CT) Improve Event-Free and Overall Survival in Newly-Diagnosed De Novo AML Patients Aged 50-70 Years Old: A Prospective Randomized Phase 3 Trial from the Acute Leukemia French Association (ALFA) [Abstract 6]

Results from a Phase III clinical trial of monoclonal antibody gemtuzumab ozogamicin (GO) find that the investigational therapy may be a promising option when used in relatively low, frequently repeated doses in conjunction with standard chemotherapy to treat older adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Chemotherapy has long been the standard of care for induction in patients with AML, an
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Society of Hematology
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine technology :

1. Signal Genetics Announces Launch of Next Generation Genetic Multiple Myeloma Predictive Testing Product-MyPRS Plus™
2. VolitionRX Subsidiary Enters Into its First Revenue-Generating Agreement to Profile Blood-Based Epigenetic Signatures
3. Abbotts Genetic Test for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Prognosis Cleared by FDA
4. Novel New Dog DNA Test Turns Breeders Into Genetic Matchmakers
5. Genetic Profile Identified for Alzheimers Patients Showing Heightened Response to Acceras Breakthrough Product Axona®
6. Good Start Genetics to Announce Validation Study Results for its Next-Generation DNA Sequencing Platform During an Oral Presentation at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
7. American College of Medical Genetics Applauds HHS Secretarys Decision to Expand Newborn Screening to Include Critical Congenital Heart Disease
8. Ambry Genetics Announces Launch of Their CancerArray™ Product and Services Utilizing aCGH Technology
9. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Available to Comment on FDA Approval of Seattle Genetics Adcetris, First New Treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma Since 1977
10. Genetic Testing Can Help the US Cut Costs and Improve Health Care
11. Metamark Genetics Announces Cancer Cell Study Highlighting Discovery of Key Molecules that Drive Progression of Malignant Melanoma in Humans
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... SALT LAKE CITY , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ ... in 2000 by service academy graduates, has published a ... its concentrated, three-day Leadership Excellence Course . In ... the  Leadership Excellence Course to Albuquerque , ... Tucson . Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140828/140814 ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... , August 28, 2014 ... "DNA diagnostics Market (products, applications, techniques, end users ... Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020," indicates that ... billion by 2020 registering a CAGR of 9.8% ... accurate diagnosis and cost effectiveness over alternative diagnostic ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... , Aug. 28, 2014   Venaxis, Inc. ... focused on obtaining FDA clearance for and commercializing its ... test for aiding in identifying children, adolescent, and young ... low risk for appendicitis, today announced it will present ... 16 th Annual Global Investment Conference being held ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Academy Leaders Publishes Case Study on Work with Global Pharmaceutical Company 2Academy Leaders Publishes Case Study on Work with Global Pharmaceutical Company 3Academy Leaders Publishes Case Study on Work with Global Pharmaceutical Company 4Academy Leaders Publishes Case Study on Work with Global Pharmaceutical Company 5DNA Diagnostics Market is Expected to Reach $19 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market Research 2DNA Diagnostics Market is Expected to Reach $19 Billion by 2020 - Allied Market Research 3Venaxis to Present at September Investor Conferences 2Venaxis to Present at September Investor Conferences 3
... Model of Diabetes with Haptoglobin 2-2 Genotype Show, ... Transport, MONTVALE, N.J., March 31 Synvista,Therapeutics, ... a study of diabetic mice,with the Haptoglobin 2-2 ... Haptoglobin (Hp)-Hemoglobin (Hb) complex may result in a ...
... is now enrolling ... patients, ... announced today the start of a Phase III clinical trial,studying LY450139, an ... LY450139 is being tested,to see if it can slow the progression associated ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Synvista Therapeutics Presents New Preclinical Data Demonstrating the Value of Haptoglobin Genotype Testing In Diabetes at ACC Scientific Sessions 2Synvista Therapeutics Presents New Preclinical Data Demonstrating the Value of Haptoglobin Genotype Testing In Diabetes at ACC Scientific Sessions 3Synvista Therapeutics Presents New Preclinical Data Demonstrating the Value of Haptoglobin Genotype Testing In Diabetes at ACC Scientific Sessions 4Lilly Launches Its First Phase III Trial for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease 2Lilly Launches Its First Phase III Trial for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease 3Lilly Launches Its First Phase III Trial for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease 4Lilly Launches Its First Phase III Trial for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease 5Lilly Launches Its First Phase III Trial for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease 6
(Date:8/28/2014)... (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ABC television ... the 49th MDA Show of Strength Telethon airing Sunday, ... country to help raise funds and awareness to help ... affected by muscle disease. , Viewers tuning into the ... enjoy heart-felt appeals and introductions from some of the ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Allegheny Health Network and ... designed to advance sports nutrition education, concussion awareness ... scholastic athletes and their families across western Pennsylvania. ... Initiative will offer a comprehensive and multi-disciplined educational ... dynamics involved in pursuing athletic excellence,” said Come ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Gurnick Academy ... MRI Technology program is re-accredited for the 5 years ... Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT). , “We are very ... constantly improving our program to make sure we provide ... lot of interest in MRI field nowadays and I ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... problem in winemaking is "stuck fermentation," when yeast that ... carbon dioxide prematurely shuts down, leaving the remaining sugar ... the wine. , A team of researchers including UC ... communication system behind this problem. Working through a ... itself -- the system enables bacteria in fermenting wine ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Tenn. The New England Journal of Medicine ... clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce ... volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). ... of Tennessee Health Science Center researcher Infectious Disease Specialist ... , RSV is the most common cause ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ABC Stars Unite to Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During MDA Show of Strength Telethon 2Health News:ABC Stars Unite to Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During MDA Show of Strength Telethon 3Health News:ABC Stars Unite to Fight Back Against Muscle Disease During MDA Show of Strength Telethon 4Health News:Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition Announce Regional Partnership 2Health News:Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition Announce Regional Partnership 3Health News:Allegheny Health Network and Come Ready Nutrition Announce Regional Partnership 4Health News:Gurnick Academy’s MRI Program Is Re-Accredited by ARMRIT for the 5 Years 2Health News:Prions can trigger 'stuck' wine fermentations, researchers find 2Health News:DeVincenzo study breakthrough in RSV research 2
... in losing weights and are not healthy attempts to do ... Dieticians consulted by WebMD also agree and say that spending ... ,The growing rate of obesity in the United States ... the increasing childhood obesity. Cynthia Sass, MPH, MA, RD, LDN, ...
... families in North Carolina and Virginia found evidence of ... to call for pesticide safety training for workers’ spouses. ... from Wake Forest University School of Medicine report that ... pesticide exposure than had been found in similar studies ...
... those pills to beat the blues, just think positive instead. ... the key// to contentment lies in the mind and people ... from depression. ,D.V. Pasupuleti, director of neurology ... Michigan State University, believes anyone can create their own happiness ...
... pay compensation and apologise to a young woman orphaned by ... ,Beijing Chaoyang District Court ordered the local China Times ... and issue an apology on its front page for a ... of the woman and the story of her sufferings after ...
... According to the parliament's Health Select Committee the charges levied ... reviewed//. ,It pointed out to the fact that ... have any comprehensible underlying principles. Hence it concluded in its ... changed. These charges have a woeful effect on the patients ...
... region, Meghalaya Health mininster E D Marak was today hospitalised ... who returned from the Garo hills on Saturday, was admitted ... son told PTI., ,The Health minister had accompanied chief ... Garo Hills district town Tura., ,Malaria had claimed 40 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Research Documents Children’s Exposure to Pesticide 2Health News:Inculcating Positive Thoughts Could Eliminate Depressive Mood 2
... many benefits of fibre bronchoscopy: The HF-compatible ... which all other fibre bronchoscopes are measured., ... from PENTAX, including the FB-19TV, FB-18V and ... FB-10V and the pediatric FB-8V, offer much ...
... High performance fiberoptic imaging from the ... has improved its fiberscope range, focussing ... and enhanced image performance. Olympus has ... for diagnosis and therapy in the ...
Fujinon's standard fiberoptic bronchoscope is fully submersible and offers a large image for more comfortable and efficient observation....
... fiberoptic imaging from the latest 60 ... its fiberscope range, focussing on providing ... image performance. Olympus has a impressive ... and therapy in the respiratory tract ...
Medicine Products: