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How effective is Kyprolis?

The response to Kyprolis (carfilzomib), an anticancer drug used to treat multiple myeloma, differs from person to person. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug based on the results of a clinical trial that included 266 people. These people received Kyprolis for up to 12 cycles. About 23% of the people experienced a complete or partial disappearance of their tumor for a period of time. The median response time was nearly eight months.

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