Articles tagged with: Pomalidomide


[ by | Mar 9, 2012 2:49 pm | 16 Comments ]
The Top Myeloma Research Of 2011

Many new and promising research developments occurred in the field of multiple myeloma during 2011. Over the course of the year, The Myeloma Beacon published nearly 100 articles on important myeloma-related studies.

To identify the most important of these studies from 2011, The Myeloma Beacon surveyed leading physicians and researchers in the field.  They were asked to name the three peer-reviewed journal articles published in 2011 and the three conference presentations from 2011 that have the most important findings or implications relating to multiple myeloma.

Their selections for the most …

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[ by | Jan 26, 2012 3:19 pm | 4 Comments ]
Celgene Updates Timeline For Pomalidomide Approval In The U.S. And Europe

Celgene announced this morning that it plans to submit an application for the approval of pomalidomide for relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during the first quarter of 2012.

In addition, the company said that it plans to submit a similar application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) during the first half of this year.

The updated submission timeline means that pomalidomide could be approved for use in the United States and in Europe by the end of this year.

Celgene's announcement was made …

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[ by and | Dec 30, 2011 4:40 pm | 2 Comments ]
Pomalidomide Continues To Show Promise As Treatment For Relapsed Multiple Myeloma (ASH 2011)

Pomalidomide was one of the potential new myeloma treatments in the spotlight at the 2011 meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) held earlier this month.

The consensus is that the drug, a chemical relative of thalidomide and Revlimid, performed well during its time on the stage.

Research findings about pomalidomide (Pomalyst) were summarized in four of the meeting’s oral presentations and a number of poster presentations.

Most of these presentations examined pomalidomide’s efficacy and safety as a potential treatment for relapsed and refractory myeloma …

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[ by | Dec 28, 2011 4:50 pm | 2 Comments ]
ASH 2011 – The Meeting’s Myeloma-Related “Hidden Gem”

What were the myeloma-related "hidden gems" of the recent American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting, which ended two weeks ago?

The Beacon asked exactly this question of its Medical Advisors -- the myeloma specialists who generously share their knowledge and expertise in the Beacon's myeloma discussion forum.

And the responses from the Advisors were surprising.

Surprising, because they were so similar.

The three Advisors who responded to the Beacon's question indepen­dently picked the same "hidden gem" -- specifically, the research presented at the meeting showing that …

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[ by | Dec 23, 2011 7:09 pm | One Comment ]
ASH 2011 – Initial Thoughts On The Meeting's Key Myeloma-Related Findings

It has been ten days since the 2011 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) came to a close.

Since the meeting started, The Beacon has been providing detailed coverage in the form of discussion forum postings, daily updates, and in-depth articles about key research findings.

In this and The Beacon's next article about the meeting, however, the per­spective changes a bit.

The focus shifts to the bigger picture -- to questions like: "What was the impact of the …

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