Celgene (CELG) Release: REVLIMID(R) Approved for Treatment of Deletion 5q Myelodysplastic Syndromes in Japan
8/20/2010 9:49:36 AM
BOUDRY, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celgene International Sàrl (NASDAQ: CELG) announced that REVLIMID (lenalidomide) has been granted full marketing authorization by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for the treatment of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) associated with a deletion 5q cytogenic abnormality. REVLIMID was also approved in June 2010 in combination with dexamethasone, for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma who have received at least one prior standard therapy.
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