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Targeting Direct Hits to Cancer Cells

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Striving for the Right Tools to Fight Brain Tumors with Kyle Holen

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‘Patients Need To Move On With Their Lives’: Q&A With Lori Styles, M.D., Pharmacyclics

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New Data Presented at ASCO 2017 Finds IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) May Offer a More Targeted Approach to Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Treatment than Chemotherapy Agent Chlorambucil in Treatment-Naïve Patients

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- IMBRUVICA (ibrutinib) reduced cells that may play an important role in the survival and proliferation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), without negatively impacting non-cancerous immune system cells, through one year of treatment, according to new data presented today at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago (poster session: 8:00 a.m.11:30 a.m. CDT; abstract #7524).1 The data regarding IMBRUVICA, a first-in-class Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor, were announced by AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company. IMBRUVICA is jointly developed and commercialized by Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie company, and Janssen Biotech, Inc.

Long-Term IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) Efficacy and Safety Data at ASCO 2017 Show Sustained Survival Rates in Up to Four Years in Previously-Treated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (CLL/SLL) Patients, Including Those with High-Risk Disease

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-term follow-up results from the pivotal Phase 3 RESONATE™ trial (PCYC-1112) showed continued survival rates in patients with relapsed/refractory (R/R) chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic leukemia (CLL/SLL) treated with IMBRUVICA (ibrutinib) up to four years, according to new data presented today at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago (poster session: 8:00 a.m.11:30 a.m. CDT; poster discussion: 1:15 p.m.2:30 p.m. CDT). The data regarding IMBRUVICA, a first-in-class Bruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor and the first chemotherapy-free treatment for patients with CLL, were announced by AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company. IMBRUVICA is jointly developed and commercialized by Pharmacyclics LLC, an AbbVie company, and Janssen Biotech, Inc.