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New Drug May Help Fight Rare Bone Marrow Disorder

Posted 29 Feb 2012 by

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 29 – Two new studies confirm that the new drug ruxolitinib can help people with the rare bone marrow disorder called myelofibrosis. While the drug, marketed in the United States under the brand name Jakafi, won't cure myelofibrosis, it can help ease symptoms, improve quality of life, and possibly improve survival according to the studies. "This is probably the most thrilling ...

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