Despite a government shutdown, the FDA approved cabozantinib (Cabometyx) as a treatment for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who previously received sorafenib (Nexavar).
Heather A. Lau, MD, Director, Lysosomal Storage Disease Program at NYU Langone in New York City provides an overview of Mucopolysaccharidosis type IV and VI (MPS IV and VI). Mucopolysaccharidosis type IV is also known as Morquio syndrome, is a progressive condition that mainly affects the skeleton.
Ellen Ritchie, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, an expert in the field of Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs), provides a brief understanding of what this rare blood cancer is and the role patients and their families play in actively managing their rare blood cancer. MPNs are rare, …
Brian Schwartz, Chief Medical Officer of ArQule, discusses his company focus on Proteus syndrome, a rare condition characterized by overgrowth of the bones, skin, and other tissues.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Sprycel (dasatinib) in combination with chemotherapy for the treatment of pediatric patients aged ≥1 year with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
Carol Satler, MD Vice President of Medical Affairs in North America for Sobi, discusses the ultra rare disease primary haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) and a new FDA approved treatment Emapalumab.