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Old Wed Feb 5, 2014, 09:52 PM
Relentless Against SAA Relentless Against SAA is offline
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FDA Approved Promacta for SAA

FDA has designated Promacta as a breakthrough therapy for treating people with SAA. Glaxo Smith Kline has received fast track status in the US for Promacta to treat SAA. I tried to attach a link but was unsuccessful. You can google: GlaxoSmithKline Drug Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to read one of several the articles on the topic.
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Old Wed Feb 5, 2014, 10:46 PM
dfantle dfantle is offline
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Great news!! Thank you for sharing
Age 54; DX Heavy Chain (AH) Amyloidosis 6/10; AutoSCT 3/11; Amyloidosis remission 6/11; DX SAA 7/11; Horse ATG 3/12; Mini MUD SCT 1/13; Recovered from SAA 5/13 & feeling great
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Old Thu Feb 6, 2014, 03:34 AM
NLJabbari NLJabbari is offline
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Thanks for Sharing!
06/2004 my son was dx with SAA at the age of 10. No sibling BM match. He underwent ATG (H)/CsA. Relapsed 05/12 & dx'ed w/PNH. Currently in wait/see mode for Solaris as he is asymptomatic...
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Old Thu Feb 6, 2014, 11:24 AM
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For other details see the Marrowforums news story about the FDA action.
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