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Bayer announced the Regorafenib FDA Approval on February 25, 2013. Known as the brand name Stivarga, Regorafenib is specifically for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) that is unresectable.  Regorafenib is a last option treatment for patients with GIST who have metastatic cancer that is unresponsive to first line treatments approved by the FDA, like[…]

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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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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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Elacridar, an ABCB1 modulator acting as a drug transporter, has been proven to have beneficial effects on the resistance of cancer cells to standard chemotherapeutic agents. This unique delivery system makes resistant cancers more susceptible to standard chemotherapeutic regimen. A study done by Ho Lun Wong et al showed beneficial results when Elacridar was used[…]

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