New Data To Be Presented At ASH 2017 Underscore Amgen's Commitment To Improving Lives And Changing Outcomes For Patients With Difficult-To-Treat Blood Cancers

Positive Overall Survival Data From Phase 3 ASPIRE Trial on KYPROLIS® (Carfilzomib) in Relapsed Multiple Myeloma to be Highlighted in Oral Presentation Results From Several Abstracts Highlight the Potential of Amgen's Bispecific T Cell Engager (BiTE®) Platform as an Innovative Approach to Treating Blood Cancers FDA Grants Priority Review for BLINCYTO (Blinatumomab) Supplemental Biologics License Application in Minimal Residual Disease-Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that new clinical data and analyses from 33 abstracts, including six oral presentations, evaluating approved medicines and inv...
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