malignant anemia

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Related to malignant anemia: malignant anaemia
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Noun1.malignant anemia - a chronic progressive anemia of older adults; thought to result from a lack of intrinsic factor (a substance secreted by the stomach that is responsible for the absorption of vitamin B12)
megaloblastic anaemia, megaloblastic anemia - anemia characterized by many large immature and dysfunctional red blood cells (megaloblasts) in the bone marrow; associated with pernicious anemia
metaplastic anaemia, metaplastic anemia - pernicious anemia in which the various formed elements in the blood are changed
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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Tokyo, Japan, June 29, 2006 - (JCN) - Takeda Pharmaceutical has signed a licensing agreement with US bio-venture company Affymax for Hematide, an agent for treating renal and malignant anemia.
Currently, Affymax is conducting phase II clinical trials that cover patients with renal or malignant anemia.
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 14, 2006 - (JCN) - Takeda Pharmaceutical announced on February 13 that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Affymax for Hematide, Affymax's proprietary agent indicated for the treatment of renal and malignant anemia.