Maxim Phase II Clinical Trial Highlights Substantial Increase In Leukemia-FreeSurvival For Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Patients

ology, University Hospital, Uppsala. "In past randomized studies using either IL-2 alone or similar agents we have not seen evidence of significant benefit to the patients. The Maxamine results suggest the potential for a meaningful advancement in the care of AML patients."

Patients treated in their second or subsequent remission ("CR2+") historically have a poor prognosis with about 5% achieving long-term survival. The 13 CR2+ patients treated with Maxamine Therapy in the ongoing Phase II study have experienced a substantial increase in remission duration, highlighted by the following results updated as of September 1, 1998:

The median time to relapse for the CR2+ patients was 21 months, more than three times the six-month historic median.

Only 10-20% of AML patients under the current standard of care historically achieve remission inversions, the lengthening of subsequent remission times beyond the duration of their previous remissions. However, 8 of 11 (73%) of the evaluable CR2+ patients treated with Maxamine Therapy have achieved remission inversion.

Moreover, 38% of the CR2+ patients treated with Maxamine Therapy remain in leukemia-free remission.

Quality of Life during Maxamine Therapy

In the Phase II study, patients have administered more than 8,000 doses of Maxamine at home. No unexpected side effects from the drug have been identified during the study. The majority, 75%, of the evaluable patients have returned to work while taking Maxamine Therapy. The study results suggest that the administration of Maxamine Therapy at home as a remission therapy for AML is both safe and feasible.

"Quality of life is very important for AML patients during remission," said Dr. Brune. "The ability to provide remission therapy on an outpatient, at-home, basis is essential to allow the patients to maintain as closely as possible their normal lifestyle."

Maxamine Mechanism of Action

In many patients with chronic infectious

Contact: Amy Flood
415-677-4455 x211
Noonan/Russo Communications

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Elan and Biogen Idec announce results from Phase III maintenance trial of Antegren
2. Phase II trial of anthrax vaccine to begin
3. NIAID Phase III HIV vaccine trial to determine correlates of protection will not proceed
4. MetaPhore Pharmaceuticals initiates Phase I clinical trial of enzyme mimetic compound for oncology
5. Maret Pharmaceuticals presents promising Phase I/II clinical MARstem™ results at international symposium on new drugs in cancer therapy
6. Penn researchers announce results of Phase I trial using combretastatin drug
7. Anti-cocaine vaccine produces antibodies and is shown to be safe in Phase 1 study conducted by Yale researcher
8. Results of NUVANCE (IL-4 receptor) in Phase I/II study in asthma patients featured at AAAAI Late-Breaker Abstract and Asthma Therapy Sessions
9. ILEX Oncology & LeukoSite report results from pivotal Phase II CAMPATH (R) trial; Results suggest new hope for refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia
10. Abgenix Reports Positive Survival Data From A Phase II Trial Of ABX-CBL In Graft Versus Host Disease
11. Immunex Advances CD40 Ligand To Phase II Clinical Trial In People With Metastatic Kidney Cancer

Post Your Comments:

(Date:7/22/2018)... ... 2018 , ... "Business Matrix" is a show hosted by a successful actor, ... program will focus on sports injury prevention. , Sports are a great way to ... have fun or compete professionally. Unfortunately, all sports have some level of injury risks. ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... throughout Arkansas that offers insurance and financial preparation services, is providing an update ... City Rescue organization. , Rock City Rescue is a locally recognized nonprofit that ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... 7® Hemp CBD Oil utilizing Purzorb™ technology. Applying the Purzorb™process to full spectrum CBD ... dose required and providing a CBD form that can be easily incorporated into liquid ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting ... Day Market. Featuring a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from across the ... and quality-focused health and wellness services offered by the VNA. The boutique will ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Coveros, ... Development, has been awarded a contract by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid ... to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a consistent and high ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)... 2017  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ... PhysicianOne Urgent Care is helping communities across Massachusetts , ... by offering no-cost* flu shots through the end of the month. ... insurance regulations. ... get a flu shot is by the end of October, according to ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... announces the European launch of their new low volume, high throughput ... Cambridge, U.K on October 4th. The new ... unprecedented speed and sensitivity while using far less sample volume through ... ... ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital ... its MyDario product is expected to appear on The Dr. Oz Show ... Oz Show airs in your area: http://www.doctoroz.com/page/where-watch-dr-oz-show ... The nine-time Emmy award-winning, The Dr. Oz Show kicked off ... The segment features ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: