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Follicular lymphoma is one of the most common kinds of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Its progression rate varies widely, though it tends to spread slowly and has few symptoms. Patients with follicular lymphoma usually survive ten years or longer.
PET-CT more accurate than conventional CT in evaluating patients with follicular lymphoma

PET-CT more accurate than conventional CT in evaluating patients with follicular lymphoma

Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET-CT) is more accurate than conventional CT scanning in measuring response to treatment and predicting survival in patients with follicular lymphoma, and should be used routinely in clinical practice, according to new research published in The Lancet Haematology. [More]
Infinity and AbbVie enter into global collaboration to develop and commercialize duvelisib

Infinity and AbbVie enter into global collaboration to develop and commercialize duvelisib

Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and AbbVie Inc. today announced that they have entered into a global collaboration to develop and commercialize duvelisib (IPI-145), Infinity's oral inhibitor of phosphoinositide-3-kinase (PI3K)-delta and PI3K-gamma, for the treatment of patients with cancer. [More]
Halozyme reports revenues of $18.4 million, net loss of $16.3 million for Q2 2014

Halozyme reports revenues of $18.4 million, net loss of $16.3 million for Q2 2014

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Financial highlights for the second quarter include revenues of $18.4 million and a net loss of $16.3 million, or $0.13 per share. [More]
Blood cancer patients in the UK can now benefit from Roche's MabThera SC

Blood cancer patients in the UK can now benefit from Roche's MabThera SC

Patients with one of the most common forms of blood cancer can now benefit from a new injection. MabThera subcutaneous (SC), which is given to patients just beneath the skin, can be administered in approximately five minutes, compared to the current two and a half hour intravenous (IV) infusion. [More]
EMA recommends full marketing approval for IMBRUVICA in the European Union

EMA recommends full marketing approval for IMBRUVICA in the European Union

Pharmacyclics, Inc. today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency issued a positive opinion recommending the granting of full marketing approval for IMBRUVICA (ibrutinib) in the European Union. [More]
Study reveals why survival for blood cancer patients still varies between regions within Europe

Study reveals why survival for blood cancer patients still varies between regions within Europe

Failure to get the best treatment and variations in the quality of care are the most likely reasons why survival for blood cancer patients still varies widely between regions within Europe, according to the largest population-based study of survival in European adults to date, published in The Lancet Oncology. [More]
EC approves Roche's SC formulation of MabThera for common forms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

EC approves Roche's SC formulation of MabThera for common forms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that the European Commission has approved Roche's new subcutaneous (SC) formulation of MabThera (rituximab) for the treatment of patients with follicular lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. [More]
Study shows promising results for new treatment approach in follicular lymphoma

Study shows promising results for new treatment approach in follicular lymphoma

​A study led by Manchester scientists has shown promising results for a new treatment approach in follicular lymphoma. [More]
Scientists show promising results for new treatment approach in follicular lymphoma

Scientists show promising results for new treatment approach in follicular lymphoma

A study led by Manchester scientists has shown promising results for a new treatment approach in follicular lymphoma. Follicular lymphoma is a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma- a blood cancer - that usually develops slowly. The majority of patients are diagnosed when their disease is at an advanced stage. [More]
Pharmacyclics total revenue for fourth quarter 2013 increases 113% to $123.6 million

Pharmacyclics total revenue for fourth quarter 2013 increases 113% to $123.6 million

Pharmacyclics, Inc. today reported financial results and recent developments for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. [More]
Combination therapy safe and active in follicular lymphoma

Combination therapy safe and active in follicular lymphoma

One drug attacks tumor cells directly, the other treats the immune system by taking the brakes off T cell response. [More]
Pronai Therapeutics reports positive results from PNT2258 Phase II study on lymphoma

Pronai Therapeutics reports positive results from PNT2258 Phase II study on lymphoma

ProNAi Therapeutics, Inc., a leader in developing nucleic acid therapeutics, presented safety and efficacy data from its ongoing Phase II study yesterday at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Hematology (ASH) in New Orleans, Louisiana. [More]
Pharmacyclics presents ibrutinib trial data for B-cell malignancies at ASH meeting

Pharmacyclics presents ibrutinib trial data for B-cell malignancies at ASH meeting

Pharmacyclics, Inc. today announced results of 40 clinical, non-clinical and pre-clinical presentations on ibrutinib (IMBRUVICA™) at the 55TH Annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) held in New Orleans, Dec 7 - 10, 2013. [More]
CAR therapy shows potential for advancing treatment of patients with ALL and CLL

CAR therapy shows potential for advancing treatment of patients with ALL and CLL

Novartis is highlighting new research from members of the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine on the investigational chimeric antigen receptor therapy, CTL019. Several studies being presented at the American Society of Hematology annual meeting add to the scientific understanding of CTL019 in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and chronic lymphocytic leukemia and build on earlier research findings. [More]

FDA approves ibrutinib for treatment of mantle cell lymphoma

Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of ibrutinib to treat patients with mantle cell lymphoma is a significant advance for patients with this blood cancer. It was approved as a single agent for treatment of patients with MCL who have received at least one prior therapy. [More]
FDA approves NDA filing for ibrutinib inhibitor in two B-cell malignancies

FDA approves NDA filing for ibrutinib inhibitor in two B-cell malignancies

Pharmacyclics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCYC) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing its New Drug Application (NDA) for the investigational oral Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor ibrutinib, for two B-cell malignancy indications: previously treated mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) and previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)/small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL). [More]
Pharmacyclics submits ibrutinib NDA to FDA for two B-cell malignancies

Pharmacyclics submits ibrutinib NDA to FDA for two B-cell malignancies

Pharmacyclics, Inc. today announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the investigational oral Bruton's tyrosine kinase inhibitor, ibrutinib, for two relapsed/refractory B-cell malignancy indications: mantle cell lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma. [More]

Infinity announces data from IPI-145 Phase 1 study in patients with advanced hematologic malignancies

Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced Phase 1 data from an ongoing study of IPI-145, its potent, oral inhibitor of phosphoinositide-3-kinase (PI3K)-delta and PI3K-gamma in patients with advanced hematologic malignancies, or potentially fatal blood cancers. [More]
Results of ibrutinib Phase 2 study in patients with mantle cell lymphoma published in NEJM

Results of ibrutinib Phase 2 study in patients with mantle cell lymphoma published in NEJM

Pharmacyclics, Inc. today announced that The New England Journal of Medicine published results of a Phase 2 study evaluating the investigational oral Bruton's tyrosine kinase inhibitor ibrutinib in patients with relapsed/refractory mantle cell lymphoma online. [More]
Ibrutinib monotherapy shows efficacy in patients with MCL or DLBCL

Ibrutinib monotherapy shows efficacy in patients with MCL or DLBCL

Pharmacyclics, Inc. today announced the results of two separate Phase 2 studies suggesting that ibrutinib, an investigational oral Bruton's tyrosine kinase inhibitor, showed efficacy when used as a monotherapy in patients with relapsed/refractory mantle cell lymphoma or diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. [More]