Studies suggest mRNA COVID-19 vaccine may have reduced efficacy in patients with blood cancer
Two new studies published in Blood suggest that the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine may have reduced efficacy in individuals with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and multiple myeloma, two...
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Four Drugs Upfront Yield 'Unprecedented' Response in Myeloma
Adding the anti-CD38 drug daratumumab to a weekly three-drug regimen for patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma led to extremely high rates of minimal residual disease...
2 days ago - MedPageToday
Personalized Cancer Vaccine Shows Early Promise Across Tumor Types
In a phase 1 trial, the vaccine, called PGV-001, was well tolerated. It was given to 13 patients with multiple myeloma who had a high risk of recurrence after surgery or...
3 days ago - Medscape
Top in hem/onc: COVID-19 and VTE risk, CAR T-cell therapy approval
Researchers in China identified an increased risk for symptomatic venous thromboembolism in patients hospitalized with COVID-19. It was the top story in hematology/oncology...
10 days ago - Healio
Clinical Challenges: Early Treatment of Smoldering Multiple Myeloma
In 2014, the International Myeloma Working Group updated the diagnostic criteria for multiple myeloma - a change that has had a profound effect on the concept of early...
17 days ago - MedPageToday
Steroids Can Be Stopped in Some Older Myeloma Patients
In intermediate-fit elderly patients newly diagnosed with multiple myeloma, dexamethasone can be stopped during maintenance without having an adverse effect on...
18 days ago - Medscape
FDA Approves CAR T-Cell Therapy for Multiple Myeloma
The FDA approved the first cell-based gene therapy for multiple myeloma. The approval of idecabtagene vicleucel pertains to patients who progressed on or did not respond to at...
20 days ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
First CAR T-Cell Therapy for Multiple Myeloma: Abecma
Idecabtagene vicleucel is the first chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy to target B-cell maturation antigen, and the first to be approved for use in multiple myeloma. FDA...
20 days ago - Medscape
First cell-based gene therapy approved by the FDA for treating multiple myeloma
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Abecma , a cell-based gene therapy to treat adult patients with multiple myeloma who have not responded to, or whose disease has...
21 days ago - News Medical
New blood test makes it easier to follow the progression of multiple myeloma
A new method makes it much easier to follow the progression of multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer.
23 days ago - News Medical
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Stokes takes back seat as Seven Group raises $500 million
The latest capital raising that will reduce billionaire Kerry Stokes' grip on the company, help Seven pay down its debt and potentially fuel more acquisitions.
‘This year is different': Jones says Dees are better than 2018
Milestone man Nathan Jones has declared his Demons are a better version of their 2018 selves and have only just started to “scratch the surface” in their quest for a premiership.
Man accused of Caboolture double murder in court, as friend describes victim
The man accused of killing two men in a shooting incident north of Brisbane at the weekend has been remanded in custody.
Humans versus viruses - Can we avoid extinction in near future?
Expert argues that human-caused changes to the environment can lead to the emergence of pathogens, not only from outside but also from our own microbiome, which can pave the...
Creative Foods Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Hazelnut, Peanut And...
April 17, 2021, Creative Foods Inc. of Prineville, Oregon is recalling two products, Bueno Coffee Substitute Creamy Hazelnut and Bueno Coffee Substitute Pecan Praline. They...
Missile tech and microbats, using thermal imagery in wildlife rescue
What do you do when the subject you're trying to count is both tiny and elusive? Answer: call in the military, or at least its technology.
‘We could really get hurt here': Forced to shelter with a mattress, I felt...
Nine News Perth journalist Darius Winterfield tells of the moment he realised he was in imminent danger as Cyclone Seroja came down on top of the tourist enclave of Kalbarri...
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Huawei able to eavesdrop on Dutch mobile network: secret report
Huawei staff could eavesdrop on all mobile numbers on the Netherlands' KPN network, according to a 2010 internal report leaked to a Dutch newspaper.
An invasion of corporate zombies may still be on the horizon
When the pandemic hit there was expected to be a wave of corporate failures. It hasn't eventuated, but there are grave fears over what the future holds.