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2009-12-11 15:45:00

WAYNE, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced results from two collaborative group-sponsored randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 trials were presented at the 32nd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). The first of these studies evaluated Nexavar® (sorafenib) tablets in combination with chemotherapy agent capecitabine and the...

2009-12-08 12:46:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Bulk Paclitaxel - A Global Update of Market Trends & Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164226/Bulk-Paclitaxel---A-Global-Update-of-Market-Trends--Opportunities.html World bulk paclitaxel market stands enthused by the effervescent levels of research and development. With market participants injecting resources into developing unique paclitaxel...

2009-12-01 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ANX) today announced that a new, recently completed preclinical study has affirmed the bioequivalence and comparable toxicity of ANX-514 and Taxotere® (docetaxel). Shin Poong Pharmaceuticals, ADVENTRX's partner for ANX-514 in South Korea, independently conducted the study and data analysis. "Our independent confirmation of the bioequivalence and comparable overall safety of ANX-514...

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2009-11-24 09:53:22

Researchers at the University of Granada have found a suicide gene, called 'gene E', which leads to the death of tumor cells derived from breast, lung and colon cancer, and prevents their growth. The importance of this new gene is that its use to fight cancer can reduce the potent drugs that are currently used, so that could mean more effective treatment for cancer. This research was conducted by Ana Rosa Rama Ballesteros, from the Department of Anatomy and Human Embryology at the University...

2009-11-17 07:30:00

CALGARY, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") today announced updated results from a Phase I/II U.K. trial (REO 011) of REOLYSIN(R) combined with paclitaxel/carboplatin for patients with advanced cancers in a poster presentation at the 2009 AACR-NCI-EORTC Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics conference being held in Boston, Massachusetts. The poster presentation is entitled "Phase I/II Trial of Oncolytic Reovirus...

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...

2009-10-19 11:04:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- URL Pharma, Inc., today announced data from a pivotal Phase III study demonstrating that Colcrys(TM) (colchicine, USP), a low-dose colchicine, reduced the pain of gout flares within a 24-hour period as effectively as high-dose colchicine with a side effect profile statistically indistinguishable from placebo. These data and two other Colcrys studies were presented this week at the 2009 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting...

2009-10-06 05:00:00

BOTHELL, WA, and VANCOUVER, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today that OGX-011, also known as custirsen sodium, received an additional Fast Track Designation from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for progressive metastatic prostate cancer in combination with first-line docetaxel treatment. OncoGenex had previously received Fast Track Designation for second-line docetaxel treatment with OGX-011 in combination with docetaxel...

2009-10-02 07:00:00

--Company to Host Conference Call-- CALGARY, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) process for the design of a Phase 3 trial examining REOLYSIN in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin in patients with platinum-refractory head and neck cancers. The SPA is an agreement between Oncolytics and...

2009-10-01 15:05:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) today announced the publication of the positive results from a Phase 1-2a multicenter, dose-ranging study of TELCYTA in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel as first-line therapy for patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in a leading peer reviewed publication, the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, October 2009; Vol. 4, No. 10. Data on this study were presented at the 98th annual meeting of the...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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