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FDA approves Arakoda for malaria prevention.- 60 Degrees Pharma.

60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals (60P) announced the FDA approval of Arakoda (tafenoquine) tablets for the prevention of malaria in patients aged...

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FDA approves Poteligeo for mycosis fungoides or Sézary syndrome, the two most common types of Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.- Kyowa Hakko Kirin.

Poteligeo (mogamulizumab-kpkc)injection for intravenous use from Kyowa Hakko Kirin, has been approved for the treatment of the two most common...

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The first patient has been enrolled in a Phase III study -MASTERS-2- to evaluate MultiStem cell therapy treatment of patients who have suffered an ischemic stroke.- Athersys, Inc.

Athersys, Inc. announced that the first patient has been enrolled its Phase III study entitled, MultiStem Administration for Stroke Treatment...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre

Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre

What are biologics and how do they differ from small molecule medicines? Discover more about their development, as well as the manufacturing and regulatory processes in the Biosimilars in Oncology Knowledge Centre.

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Guidelines

Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism

VTE is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a vein. It most commonly occurs in the...

Added 8 years ago

Management of anaemia and iron deficiency in patients with cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Anaemia and iron deficiency are frequent complications in patients with solid tumours or haematological malignancies, particularly in patients treated with chemotherapeutic agents.

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BSH Guideline: management of thrombotic and haemostatic issues in paediatric malignancy

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) and bleeding are serious complications of cancer and its treatment. A recent survey of UK paediatric haematologists and oncologists identified a broad variety of practice in the management of issues...

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Journal articles

Safety of 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate (4F-PCC) for emergent reversal of factor Xa inhibitors.

Although factor Xa inhibitors have become a popular choice for chronic oral anticoagulation, effective drug reversal remains difficult due to a lack of specific antidote.

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Eltrombopag in immune thrombocytopenia: efficacy review and update on drug safety.

This review summarizes the experience reported using eltrombopag in ITP, paying attention to efficacy and safety.

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Early results of lower dose dasatinib (50 mg daily) as frontline therapy for newly diagnosed chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia.

The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of a lower dose of dasatinib (50 mg daily) in patients with newly diagnosed CML-CP.

Added 28 days ago

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Clinical trials

Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetic Study of Prophylactic Emicizumab Versus No Prophylaxis in Hemophilia A Participants (HAVEN 5)

This randomized, multicenter, open-label, Phase 3 study is designed to investigate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of emicizumab in participants with hemophilia A regardless of factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitor status.

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A Study to Investigate Different Doses of BAY1213790 to Prevent Blood Clots in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Replacement Surgery (FOXTROT)

This study is to compare the study drug BAY1213790 to existing therapies, ie Enoxaparin or Apixaban for the prevention of blood clotting and safety in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

Added 9 months ago

Efficacy and Tolerability of Hemopatch After Hepatic Resection

• Previous in vitro and in vivo studies detected the Hemopatch Sealing Hemostat® to be a new versatile, self-adhering hemostatic sealing pad consisting of a polyethylene glycol-coated collagen.

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