ZUG, Switzerland, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Amgen announced today the launch of its first oncology website for the international oncology community outside the United States. amgenoncology-international.com launched at the European Hematology Congress in London, and provides comprehensive oncology scientific information and clinical resources for oncology healthcare professionals worldwide.
The site includes information on the innovative science undertaken by Amgen in oncology, treatment tools, clinical trials, regulatory authority approved product information, links to patient resources and the latest Amgen oncology news.
"The launch of this website is an exciting development and reinforces our commitment to furthering science and sharing information in the oncology area," said Tom Lillie, International Development Executive Medical Director. "Amgen has a comprehensive and pioneering approach to addressing cancer, and with the launch of this site, we aim to share our progress and work, as well as support the international oncology community we work in."
Amgen's comprehensive approach to addressing cancer is pursued through the scientific exploration of numerous biologic pathways and multiple scientific modalities. Amgen also collaborates with the oncology, hematology and urology communities to provide patient education and support and ensure that the appropriate patients have access to its medicines.
Amgen discovers, develops, manufactures, and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab to manufacturing plant to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bone disease, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives. To learn more about our pioneering science and vital medicines, visit http://www.amgen.com.
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