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The accelerated approval of Belinostat by the FDA on July 3, 2014 is exciting news for the medical and pharmaceutical communities. Known as the brand name Beleodaq, which is marketed by Topotarget, Belinostat is expected to be available for patients by the end of July 2014. As a formidable treatment for unresectable or relapsed peripheral[…]

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Canagliflozin FDA approved as a new and unique treatment for type 2 diabetes. There were nine clinical trials involving more than 10,285 patients with type 2 diabetes. The trials showed positive results with greater glycemic control in patients. The recommended use for Canagliflozin patients includes a strict regimen of diet and exercise. The drug also outperforms similar[…]

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On Friday (09-28-12) the FDA announced Adalimumab CAS# 331731-18-1 has been approved to treat moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, for those who are unresponsive to corticosteroids or immunosuppressants. News of the approval comes as the FDA cites the two clinical trials with positive outcomes, involving 908 ulcerative colitis patients. “Results from both studies showed 16.5%[…]

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Bosutinib CAS# 380843-75-4, marketed under the trade name Bosulif, to treat chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), a blood and bone marrow disease that usually affects older adults. An estimated 5,430 men and women will be diagnosed with CML in 2012. Most people with CML have a genetic mutation,[…]

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On August 3, 2012, the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) approved ziv-aflibercept injection ( Zaltrap, made by Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) for use in combination with 5-fluorouracil, leucovorin, and irinotecan (FOLFIRI) for the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) that is resistant to or has progressed following treatment with an[…]

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Novartis gains FDA approval for Afinitor in advanced breast cancer marking a significant milestone for women battling this disease. Everolimus CAS# 159351-69-6, is the active ingredient for Afinitor®. Click for more information on, and availability of Everolimus. Also, click for more articles on breast cancer and the HER2 receptor. The approval was based on a[…]

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J.R.Stokes Illustrations: Natural Killer: T-cell vs. Leukemia Researchers received encouraging news on March 22, 2012, with the information that the novel drug to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia, known as Marqibo won an FDA panel vote. The group of oncology advisers voted 7-4 endorsing the Vincristine Sulfate CAS# 2068-78-2 liposomal injection, also known as the brand[…]

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