A phase 2 multicentre study of siltuximab, an anti-interleukin-6 monoclonal antibody, in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma
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British Journal of Haematology, 161(3), 357-366 (2013)
IL-6 in autoimmune disease and chronic inflammatory proliferative disease
Ishihara K and Hirano T
Cytokine & Growth Factor Reviews, 13(4-5), 357-368 (2002)
Luca Semerano et al.
Expert opinion on investigational drugs, 23(7), 979-999 (2014-04-29)
IL-6 is a key cytokine in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The clinical efficacy of tocilizumab (TCZ), a humanized anti-IL6-receptor mAb, confirmed the value of IL-6 blockade in this disease. A number of new anti-IL-6 biologics are currently in...
P M Ridker et al.
The New England journal of medicine, 336(14), 973-979 (1997-04-03)
Inflammation may be important in the pathogenesis of atherothrombosis. We studied whether inflammation increases the risk of a first thrombotic event and whether treatment with aspirin decreases the risk. We measured plasma C-reactive protein, a marker for systemic inflammation, in...
Mehmet Kocoglu et al.
Pharmaceuticals (Basel, Switzerland), 9(1) (2016-01-20)
Multiple myeloma is the second most common hematologic malignancy. The treatment of this disease has changed considerably over the last two decades with the introduction to the clinical practice of novel agents such as proteasome inhibitors and immunomodulatory drugs. Basic...