NICE recommends thalidomide for patients with multiple myeloma

07/27/2011 | Bloomberg

U.K.'s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has recommended the use of Celgene's thalidomide in combination with two other treatments as first-line treatment for patients with multiple myeloma who cannot tolerate high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplants. NICE said patients who cannot use thalidomide can use Velcade as an alternative drug.

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