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High-cost Gilead cell therapy proves durable for some lymphoma patients

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Nearly 40 percent of lymphoma patients treated with a single infusion of Gilead Sciences Inc’s Yescarta were still responding to the cell therapy after at least two years of follow-up, the company said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: A Gilead Sciences, Inc. office is shown in Foster City, California, U.S. May 1,… Read More »

Cystic Fibrosis Lung Function Improved With Triple Therapy

November 09, 2018 Share this content: Chloride sweat concentrations and Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire-Revised scores improved when VX-659 was added to tezacaftor and ivacaftor. Patients with cystic fibrosis with either 1 or 2 Phe508del alleles who were treated with a drug combination of VX-659, tezacaftor, and ivacaftor showed improved forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1),… Read More »