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2011-08-23 19:33:09

Amid the controversy surrounding the Food and Drug Administration's ruling that Avastin should no longer be used to treat metastatic breast cancer, a new multinational Phase III clinical trial shows that Avastin significantly increased tumor response rates in breast cancer patients when given before surgery.

2011-06-29 17:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Breast cancer patients and their families expressed extreme disappointment at today's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to remove the anti-cancer drug Avastin from the approved medication list for treatment of late stage breast cancer. Terry Kalley, founder of the Freedom of Access to Medicines (FAMEDS), condemned the decision, saying, "While this vote is disappointing, it wasn't unexpected, because of the six voting...

2011-06-24 06:39:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Breast cancer patients and their families will rally together on Tuesday, June 28, at 7:00 am outside of the Federal Drug Administration (FDA).

2011-05-16 07:36:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 28, 2011 the New England Journal of Medicine released highly anticipated one-year results of the ongoing "Comparisons of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatments Trials" (CATT). AlphaDetail, Inc., a leader in global ophthalmology primary market research and influence network mapping, has conducted its latest AlphaPulse(TM) survey with 120 Ophthalmologists to gauge their reactions on the heels of this important news. Amy Tsang, a...

2011-04-28 21:14:23

Researchers are reporting results from the first year of a two-year clinical trial that Avastin, a drug approved to treat some cancers and that is commonly used off-label to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is as effective as the Food and Drug Administration-approved drug Lucentis for the treatment of AMD.

2011-04-27 14:36:00

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders in the battle with the U.S.

2011-01-25 11:46:11

Glioblastoma, the most common and lethal form of brain cancer and the disease that killed Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy, resists nearly all treatment efforts, even when attacked simultaneously on several fronts.

2010-12-16 11:02:00

Drug not shown to be safe and effective in breast cancer patients SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2010-12-01 06:00:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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