TITLE

MYELOMA TREATMENT FOR OLDER PATIENTS SET FOR APPROVAL

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Worldwide Biotech;Mar2008, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the positive opinion received by the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) from the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) that could lead to a new treatment regimen for older people in Europe. An approval recommendation was given for Thalidomide Pharmion in combination with melphalan and prednisone. Comments from Susie Novis, president and co-founder of the IMF, are included. Particular focus is given to the safety issue faced by thalidomide in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
30001585

 

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