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2009-01-14 04:00:00

OSLO, Norway, January 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Results Highlight the Potential of Alpharadin to Treat Bone Metastases in Major Cancer Indications Algeta ASA (OSE: ALGETA), the cancer therapeutics company, announces that with the results of the BC1-04 study reported today it has completed its comprehensive phase II clinical program evaluating Alpharadin (radium-223) as a new treatment for bone metastases in patients with hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC). The...

2008-12-11 07:24:00

OSLO, December 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Appointment Enhances Algeta's Commercial Capabilities and Aims to Accelerate Further Development of Alpharadin in Advanced Prostate Cancer Algeta ASA (OSE: ALGETA), the Norwegian cancer therapeutics company, announces that Mr. Andrew Kay has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer and will take up the role on 19 January 2009. Dr. Thomas Ramdahl will continue as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer...

2008-08-28 09:01:23

Algeta ASA, the Norwegian cancer therapeutics company, has announced that its BC1-03 Phase II pain palliation study met its primary objective. The study showed that even single doses of Alpharadin in patients with painful bone metastases could produce increasing clinical benefit with increasing dose. The trial also confirmed Alpharadin's benign side-effect profile and, importantly for a drug in this clinical setting, no significant bone marrow toxicity was said to be observed. The BC1-03...

2008-08-28 06:00:18

OSLO, August 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Results Further Support the Clinical Profile of This Novel Anti-Cancer Agent Under Development to Improve the Survival of Patients With Hormone Refractory Prostate Cancer (HRPC) Algeta ASA , the Norwegian cancer therapeutics company, today announced that the primary objective of its BC1-03 Phase II pain palliation study was met. The study showed that even single doses of Alpharadin in patients with painful bone metastases could produce increasing...


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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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