VIDEO from Roche Pharmaceuticals Available on Study Showed Rituxan/MabThera for Initial Use Followed by Continued Use Delayed Need for Additional Therapy in People with Asymptomatic Follicular Lymphoma

Dec 05, 2010, 10:31 ET from

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Roche Pharmaceuticals at:

Roche announced positive data from a Phase III study of Rituxan/MabThera (rituximab) in patients with advanced follicular lymphoma who did not have symptoms of disease (asymptomatic disease). Phase III study showed Rituxan/MabThera for initial use followed by continued use delayed need for additional therapy in people with asymptomatic follicular lymphoma, a common type of blood cancer. Rituxan/MabThera decreased the risk of needing later treatment with chemotherapy or radiotherapy by 80%. Available video includes mode of action, animations, product shots as well as soundbites.

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