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enasidenib (01-17-2018)

Generic Name: enasidenib Trade Name: IDHIFA® For which conditions is this drug approved? IDHIFA is indicated for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with an isocitrate dehydrogenase-2 (IDH2) mutation as detected... Continue Reading

Eribulin (05-10-2016)

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Eribulin Trade Name: Halaven® For which conditions is this drug approved? Halaven is approved for metastatic breast cancer patients who have had at least two chemotherapy regimens for metastatic disease, including... Continue Reading

eltrombopag (04-19-2016)

Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: eltrombopag Trade Name: Promacta® How is this drug used? Promacta is used to treat thrombocytopenia (low platelet counts) in adult patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) who have had an insufficient... Continue Reading

Empliciti® (01-19-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Elotuzumab Trade Name: Empliciti® For which conditions is this drug approved? Empliciti is approved to treat patients with multiple myeloma who have received one to three prior treatments. Empliciti is given in... Continue Reading

Elotuzumab (01-19-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Elotuzumab Trade Name: Empliciti® For which conditions is this drug approved? Empliciti is approved to treat patients with multiple myeloma who have received one to three prior treatments. Empliciti is given in... Continue Reading

Engraftment (12-22-2015)

A process in which a stem cell transplant becomes successfully integrated into the body. For example, bone marrow begins to manufacture new white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets in the patient’s marrow cavities after bone marrow transplantation.  Signs... Continue Reading

Enbrel® (11-4-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Etanercept  Trade Name: Enbrel® For which conditions is this drug approved? Enbrel is approved for use in adults who have been diagnosed with the following inflammatory conditions: moderately to severely active... Continue Reading

Etanercept (11-4-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Etanercept  Trade Name: Enbrel® For which conditions is this drug approved? Enbrel is approved for use in adults who have been diagnosed with the following inflammatory conditions: moderately to severely active... Continue Reading

Epigenetic alteration (08-20-2015)

A heritable change that does not affect the DNA sequence but results in a change in gene expression. Examples include promoter methylation and histone modifications. These changes can affect a person’s risk of disease and may be passed from parents... Continue Reading

EGFR (08-20-2015)

The protein found on the surface of some cells and to which epidermal growth factor binds, causing the cells to divide. It is found at abnormally high levels on the surface of many types of cancer cells, so these cells may divide excessively in the presence... Continue Reading

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