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New Lymphoma Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication to treat adults with mantle cell lymphoma.
Second US Gene Therapy Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the United States' second gene therapy to treat certain types of lymphoma.
New Lymphoma Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
A New Job for Opdivo
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma.
Bendeka Gets the Green Light
JERUSALEM & WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) and Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGRX) today announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BENDEKA™, (bendamustine hydrochloride) injection, a liquid, low-volume (50 mL) and short-time 10-minute infusion formulation of bendamustine.
First Drug Approved to Treat Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) for patients with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia (WM), a rare form of cancer that begins in the body’s immune system.
Quality of Life May Raise Quantity of Life With Lymphoma
Feeling good about life may make it last a little longer. Lymphoma patients with high quality of life may live longer than those with lower life satisfaction.
FDA Approves First Test for Group of Human Retroviruses
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved MP Diagnostics HTLV Blot 2.4, the first FDA-licensed supplemental test for Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus-I/II (HTLV-I/II).
Eric Berry Diagnosed With Hodgkin Lymphoma
Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Fortunately, his medical team has an optimistic outlook.
FDA Approves New Cancer Medication
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Zydelig (idelalisib) today to treat patients with three types of blood cancers.