Thrombocytopenia News and Research

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Thrombocytopenia is a condition in which there is a lower-than-normal number of platelets in the blood. It may result in easy bruising and excessive bleeding from wounds or bleeding in mucous membranes and other tissues.
Revlimid receives approval in Switzerland for treatment of multiple myeloma

Revlimid receives approval in Switzerland for treatment of multiple myeloma

Efalizumab effective in treatment of heavy psoriasis

Efalizumab effective in treatment of heavy psoriasis

Priority review granted for oral formulation of HYCAMTIN (topotecan)

Priority review granted for oral formulation of HYCAMTIN (topotecan)

FDA approves new indication for FRAGMIN for the extended treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism

FDA approves new indication for FRAGMIN for the extended treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism

Genta Incorporated announces phase 3 trial of Genasense in patients with advanced melanoma

Genta Incorporated announces phase 3 trial of Genasense in patients with advanced melanoma

Gleevec available to patients in post-surgical GIST study

Gleevec available to patients in post-surgical GIST study

GlaxoSmithKline initiates study of PROMACTA in chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

GlaxoSmithKline initiates study of PROMACTA in chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

FDA approval for Gemzar for ovarian cancer

FDA approval for Gemzar for ovarian cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval for Sprycel (dasatinib)

FDA grants accelerated approval for Sprycel (dasatinib)

First drug treatment for late-stage cervical cancer approved

First drug treatment for late-stage cervical cancer approved

Bortezomib extends lung cancer survival

Bortezomib extends lung cancer survival

Women suffering lupus OK to take oral contraceptives

Women suffering lupus OK to take oral contraceptives

Capecitabine and Gemcitabine help battle pancreatic cancer

Capecitabine and Gemcitabine help battle pancreatic cancer

Myriad Genetics nears completion of antithrombin drug trial

Myriad Genetics nears completion of antithrombin drug trial

Zevalin safe and effective for non-Hogdkin's lymphoma patients

Zevalin safe and effective for non-Hogdkin's lymphoma patients

Approval for Temodar (temozolomide) capsules for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme

Approval for Temodar (temozolomide) capsules for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme

Screening for malaria necessary for U.S. soldiers returning from Afghanistan

Screening for malaria necessary for U.S. soldiers returning from Afghanistan

Potential new therapies for cancer and bleeding disorders

Potential new therapies for cancer and bleeding disorders

Genetic mutations and cellular modifications may provide clues to the associations between slight genetic abnormalities and often fatal diseases

Genetic mutations and cellular modifications may provide clues to the associations between slight genetic abnormalities and often fatal diseases

Data from phase II study of Trisenox (arsenic trioxide) injection in myelodysplasia

Data from phase II study of Trisenox (arsenic trioxide) injection in myelodysplasia