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Ixazomib recommended for NHS use for multiple myeloma

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Ixazomib has been recommended for NHS distribution, to be used in combination with two other standard medications for the treatment of multiple myeloma patients who have received two or three prior lines of therapy.

The announcement comes after Phase III trials conducted by Takeda (High Wycombe, UK) demonstrated an improved progression-free survival rate of approximately 9 months with the oral IRd combination (ixazomib with lenalidomide and dexamethasone) , compared to standard therapeutics, lenalidomide and dexamethasone.

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