Tag Archives: bone

Can Amgen bone drug Evenity make a comeback? FDA, analysts aren't so sure

Amgen osteoporosis candidate Evenity (romosozumab) is trying to score an approval after cardiovascular red flags derailed it in mid-2017. But analysts aren’t so optimistic. The drug is slated to go before an FDA panel of experts later this week, but briefing documents from the FDA suggest that “risk for approval remains high and even if… Read More »

Breast Cancer Recruits Bone Marrow Cells to Increase Cancer Cell Proliferation

Cancer-associated fibroblasts are derived from bone marrow cellscalled mesenchymal stromal cells, Tel Aviv University researchers say Tel Aviv — Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered that breast cancer tumors boost their growth by recruiting stromal cells that originate in bone marrow. While the recruitment of bone marrow-derived fibroblasts lowers the odds of surviving breast cancer,… Read More »

Pregnant mother-of-3 desperately searches for bone marrow donor after 30 million failed matches

‘You can save my life’: Pregnant mother-of-three is desperately searching for bone marrow to cure her leukemia – and none of the 30 MILLION registered donors are a match Susie Rabaca, 36, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia in Spetember The mother from California is expecting twins next month  She is one of… Read More »