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Prolonged Progression-Free Survival Demonstrated by VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Induction Regimens in Transplant-Eligible Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma Patients
Date:12/8/2008

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today reported updated results from two large, multi-center, randomized Phase III clinical trials of VELCADE based combinations for the induction treatment of transplant-eligible patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma (MM). Prolonged progression-free survival (PFS) was observed in one study comparing VELCADE and dexamethasone (VcD) with vincristine, adriamycin and dexamethasone (VAD), as well as in another study comparing VELCADE, thalidomide and dexamethasone (VcTD) with thalidomide and dexamethasone (TD). These data were presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), held December 5-9, 2008 in San Francisco, California.

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"VELCADE based combinations continue to deliver high response rates, including complete responses," said Nancy Simonian, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Millennium. "It is impressive to see that this already translates to improved progression-free survival when VELCADE regimens are used in conjunction with high dose therapy and stem cell transplantation."

VELCADE-Dexamethasone versus VAD as Induction Treatment Prior to ASCT in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma: Updated Results of the IFM2005/01 Trial (ASH/ASCO Joint Symposium)

This 482-patient Phase III trial was conducted by the Intergroupe Francophone du Myelome (IFM) cooperative group and Nantes University Hospital (France). The updated results, which were presented by Professor Harousseau, showed:

    -- The two year PFS was 69 percent in the VcD arm, compared with 60
       percent in the VAD arm (p=0.0115).
    -- Post-induction complete response (CR)/near complete response (nCR)
       rates were 15 percent in the VcD arm, compared w
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