Kyprolis Wins Full Monotherapy OK, Broader Combo Use
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The FDA on Jan. 21 granted Amgen Inc. approval to market Kyprolis (carfilzomib) in combination with dexamethasone or with Celgene Inc.'s Revlimid (lenalidomide) plus dexamethasone as a treatment for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma who have received one to three lines of therapy.
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