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Celgene taps Bristol-Myers salesforce to bolster key blood cancer launches

SAN FRANCISCO—After agreeing last year to swallow Celgene for a whopping $ 74 billion, Bristol-Myers Squibb trumpeted the potential of pairing its solid-tumor expertise with Celgene’s hematology expertise to create a leading cancer drugmaker. But the legacy BMS business had some hematology expertise of its own—and Celgene’s taking advantage, said Nadim Ahmed, the now-combined company’s… Read More »

FDA Approves Reblozyl (luspatercept-aamt) for the Treatment of Anemia in Adults With Beta Thalassemia Who Require Regular Red Blood Cell Transfusions

FDA Approves Reblozyl (luspatercept-aamt) for the Treatment of Anemia in Adults With Beta Thalassemia Who Require Regular Red Blood Cell Transfusions Print this page SUMMIT, N.J. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) and Acceleron Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: XLRN) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Reblozyl (luspatercept-aamt) for the… Read More »

New blood test could be used to help millions infected with TB

Protein power The research team set out to create their blood-based test by identifying a signature set of biomarkers in patients’ blood that consistently indicated a high likelihood of ATB, then developing an easily deployable assay that could detect that signature. They first measured the levels of 47 different blood proteins in about 400 samples… Read More »

9 Signs of Blood Cancer Doctors Usually Miss

Fatigue Prostock-studio/Shutterstock While you may write-off your exhaustion to a busy schedule or stressful workload, constant fatigue that isn’t getting better warrants a visit to your doctor to rule out something more serious. “When you’re not able to produce healthy red blood cells [as those with blood cancers can’t] you can develop anemia,” explains Dr.… Read More »