FDA Advisory Committee Unanimously Supports Approval of CAR-T Therapies for Multiple Myeloma

Silver Spring, Maryland – The FDA’s Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee has recently voted on the approvals of CAR-T therapies Carvykti and Abecma as earlier lines of treatment for multiple myeloma. There were concerns raised about the risks of early death in the trials, but ultimately, the committee decided in favor of the approvals. During the meeting, members of the committee discussed the data from the trials, noting higher rates of early deaths in some cases. …

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Security Surplus: Antioch City Council Unanimously Approves Hiring of Private Security Guard to Patrol Lots

ANTIOCH, Calif. – After a recent police shooting in downtown Antioch, city officials have approved the hiring of private security to address concerns about crime in the area. The decision comes after downtown merchants raised complaints about criminal activities and the need for increased safety measures. The City Council unanimously agreed to allocate $150,000 from the general fund for private security to patrol public parking lots and other city assets over the next fiscal year. …

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