Lenalidomide in the treatment of multiple myeloma: a review

@article{Armoiry2008LenalidomideIT,
  title={Lenalidomide in the treatment of multiple myeloma: a review},
  author={X. Armoiry and G. Aulagner and T. Facon},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics},
  year={2008},
  volume={33}
}
Lenalidomide is an immunomodulatory drug derived from thalidomide. It was developed to maximize the anti‐inflammatory and anti‐neoplasic properties of thalidomide and to reduce its toxicity. The molecular mechanism of action of lenalidomide is unclear, but its therapeutic activity is mainly due to its well defined anti‐inflammatory, immunomodulatory, anti‐proliferative and anti‐angiogenic properties. In relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (MM), lenalidomide, combined with standard dose… Expand
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