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2009-10-21 08:30:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHMD) today reported positive results from its Phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with docetaxel in patients with advanced breast cancer. Preliminary data at the end of the six planned treatment cycles in the Phase II study showed that 28 of 46, or 61%, of all patients enrolled in the trial achieved an objective tumor response according to RECIST criteria. This data compares...

2009-09-22 05:28:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced detailed results from a Phase 3, head-to-head trial evaluating denosumab versus Zometa(R) (zoledronic acid) in the treatment of bone metastases in 2,046 patients with advanced breast cancer that met its primary and secondary endpoints and demonstrated superior efficacy compared to Zometa. These results were presented today during the Presidential Session at the 2009 ECCO 15 - ESMO 34 European...

2009-09-08 08:40:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today reported completion of patient enrollment in its Phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel in advanced breast cancer patients. The trial's planned total of 46 patients has been enrolled and patients are currently undergoing treatment and follow-up. The primary objective of the multi-center, open-label study is to assess the overall tumor...

2009-08-04 06:30:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., August 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI) today announced positive results from the Phase 1B clinical trial of Bezielle (formerly BZL101), their lead drug candidate for advanced breast cancer. In the trial, Bezielle showed an excellent safety and tolerability profile, and also showed promising indications of efficacy in a difficult-to-treat population. The Phase 1B clinical trial was conducted at eight US clinical sites under the directorship of...

2009-06-03 07:02:00

- 71% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Docetaxel in Advanced Breast Cancer - - 65% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Carboplatin/Paclitaxel in Advanced Lung Cancer - - 64% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Carboplatin/Paclitaxel in Advanced Breast Cancer - - Data in All Three Studies Surpassed Pre-Established Criteria for Expansion of Patient Enrollment - - Positive Initial Data across Indications and Chemotherapy Regimens Suggests Bavituximab Could...

2009-06-01 08:00:00

- Interim Primary Endpoint Data from Phase II Study Shows 71% Objective Tumor Response Rate in Evaluable Patients Receiving Bavituximab Plus Docetaxel - - Secondary Endpoint Evaluation Shows Promising 7.4 Month Median Progression Free Survival in Initial Study Cohort - ORLANDO, Fla. and TUSTIN, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today announced that preliminary results from a Phase II trial of its lead anti-phosphatidylserine antibody...

2009-05-27 08:30:00

- Oral Presentation to Highlight Data from Phase II Study Evaluating Bavituximab in Advanced Breast Cancer - - Poster Presentation to Discuss Data from Phase I Study Evaluating Bavituximab in Multiple Tumor Types - TUSTIN, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer and serious virus infections, today reported that data from two ongoing...

2009-05-04 06:45:00

-Preliminary Data from This Trial to be Presented at ASCO- -First Phase II Trial in Bavituximab Cancer Program to Complete Patient Enrollment- TUSTIN, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today announced that it has completed enrollment in its Phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with docetaxel in advanced breast cancer patients. The planned 46 patients have been enrolled and are currently undergoing treatment and follow-up....

2009-04-27 07:00:00

- Updated Data from Initial Cohort Shows Nine of 14 Evaluable Patients Receiving Bavituximab in Combination with Carboplatin + Paclitaxel Achieved an Objective Tumor Response - - Patient Dosing Underway in Expansion Stage of Trial with Target of Enrolling 46 Patients Overall - TUSTIN, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM), today announced that updated preliminary data from its Phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with...

2009-02-04 12:04:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI) today announced that company researchers will be presenting at the National Cancer Institute's Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine's (OCCAM) monthly lecture series. The title of the presentation is "Selective Cytotoxic Activity of BZL 101 Towards Cancer Cells and Anti-Tumor Effects in Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer," and will be presented by Dr. Emma Shtivelman, Bionovo's Director of...


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