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Clinical Trial For Revlimid To Be Halted!

According to Bloomberg News Celgene Corp. said it will stop a study (Mainsail) of its blood-cancer pill Revlimid as a treatment for prostate cancer because the drug failed to help patients more than chemotherapy and steroids alone. This conclusion was drawn after the data-monitoring panel found the drug did not meet its primary goal of [...]

Lenalidomide in Combination with Docetaxel to Treat Advanced Prostate Cancer

More from my explorations at the American Association of Cancer Researchers (AACR) conference in Washington, D.C. Abstract 5386 described a study using a thalidomide analogue called lenalidomide (Revlimid), in combination with Taxotere, which currently is the only approved drug for chemotherapy for advanced, metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer. […]

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