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2014-05-30 08:25:01

- 7 total abstracts accepted for afatinib and other compounds from the company's oncology research program RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that new data will be presented from 7 abstracts for Gilotrif® (afatinib) and investigational compounds, including nintedanib and BI 836845, from its oncology pipeline at the 50(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, IL, on May 30 - June 3, 2014. Data include...

2014-05-14 20:23:28

-- Results from two Phase III studies (LUX-Lung 3 and LUX-Lung 6) add to the body of evidence supporting the importance of first-line treatment with afatinib in patients whose tumors express the EGFR exon 19 deletion mutation RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced new overall survival data of two Phase III clinical trials (LUX-Lung 3 and LUX-Lung 6). Patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have the most common...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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