myeloma


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myeloma

a usually malignant tumour of the bone marrow or composed of cells normally found in bone marrow

myeloma

[‚mī·ə′lō·mə]
(medicine)
A primary tumor of the bone marrow composed of any of the bone marrow cell types.
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'Multiple myeloma remains one of the most common forms of blood cancer in Japan and as such, we are encouraged that patients in Japan newly diagnosed with this disease now have the option to receive a DARZALEX containing regimen,' said Jan van de Winkel, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Genmab.
Risk of progression and survival in multiple myeloma relapsing after therapy with IMiDs and bortezomib: a multicenter international myeloma working group study.
has agreed to acquire Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research rights to the intellectual property for diagnostic testing of patients with myeloma and bone cancer, the company said.
As the team explained, selinexor works in a new way to fight myeloma, blocking a key mechanism in cancer cell growth and causing the cell to die.
The application is based on data from ELOQUENT-3, a randomized Phase 2 study evaluating pomalidomide and dexamethasone with or without Empliciti in patients with refractory or relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. The U.S.
DARZALEX (daratumumab), the first CD38-directed antibody approved anywhere in the world, is the only CD38-directed antibody approved to treat multiple myeloma. DARZALEX binds to CD38 and inhibits tumor cell growth causing myeloma cell death.
REVLIMID in combination with bortezomib and dexamethasone (RVd), is now indicated for the treatment of adult patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma who are not eligible for transplant.
The summaries don't contain direct quotes from the employees, but they provide some insight into the operation of the Myeloma Institute, which is now called the Myeloma Center, and some of the concerns employees raised.
These technologies have also been applied to expand and better understand the biology of multiple myeloma. Chapman et al.
A metastatic bone survey revealed diffuse lytic lesions consistent with multiple myeloma. The patient was admitted to the hospital for management of symptomatic anemia and hypercalcemia and to complete myeloma evaluation.
Morphologic and clinical study of 131 cases of plasma cell myeloma. Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi 2004;33(l]:44-8.