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Four-Drug Mix Treats Multiple Myeloma With Fewer Side Effects, Mayo Clinic-Led Study Finds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — June 4, 2012.  A four-drug combination of chemotherapy drugs scored high marks as a highly effective treatment for patients newly diagnosed with the blood cancer multiple myeloma, according to results from a Mayo Clinic-led study. The multidrug regimen, called CYCLONE (comprised of Cyclophosphamide, Carfilzomib, Thalidomide and Dexamethasone), [...]

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Three-Drug Combo Shows Promise Treating Rare Blood Disease

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A powerful combination of three chemotherapy drugs used to treat the blood cancer multiple myeloma also shows promise for patients with the rare and deadly blood disease AL amyloidosis, a study led by Mayo Clinic shows. The results appear in the American Society of Hematology journal Blood. [...]

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Four-Drug Combo Helps Treat Multiple Myeloma

A four-drug mix of chemotherapy drugs is proving to be highly effective in treatment for patients who are newly diagnosed with the blood cancer multiple myeloma. The Mayo Clinic-led study shows the multidrug regimen, called CYCLONE (comprised of Cyclophosphamide, Carfilzomib, Thalidomide and Dexamethasone), had strong results in the phase II [...]

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