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2014-08-12 08:30:30

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that K. Peter Hirth, Ph.D., has joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Hirth is an industry leader and innovator with over 30 years of biotechnology and pharmaceutical discovery and development experience. A pioneer in the field of personalized medicine, Dr. Hirth led the organizations that developed both Sutent(®) and Zelboraf(®);...

2014-07-01 08:29:52

Strengthens balance sheet to fund clinical programs, commercialization efforts, and continued expansion of oncogene mutation portfolio for cancer monitoring SAN DIEGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV) today announced that it has secured an unrestricted debt facility in the amount of $15 million from Silicon Valley Bank and Oxford Finance LLC. The additional capital will be used to support ongoing development and commercialization activities for the...

2014-06-10 12:30:10

MADISON, N.J., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today introduced a new cancer test service based on the FDA-approved THxID(®)-BRAF test from bioMerieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. The THxID(®)-BRAF test is a companion diagnostic for two treatments for melanoma. The test is intended to be used as an aid in selecting patients with melanoma whose tumors carry the BRAF...

2014-06-03 11:21:00

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Early but promising results lead to Phase II national trial In an aggressive disease known for poor response rates, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found patients with advanced colorectal cancer responded well to a combination therapy of the drugs vermurafenib, cetuximab and irinotecan. The Phase I trial, presented Saturday, May 31 in a poster discussion at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's...

2014-06-02 12:29:47

Six Phase 3 / Pivotal Trials with Array's MEK Inhibitors Advancing BOULDER, Colo., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Array BioPharma-invented MEK inhibitors, binimetinib (MEK162) and selumetinib, were showcased at the 50th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). At the meeting, preliminary data for the combination of binimetinib and CDK4/6 inhibitor LEE011 (discovered by Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in collaboration with Astex...

2014-06-02 12:29:45

Clinical Study Results Published in 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings, a Journal of Clinical Oncology CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), today announced that data from a study published in the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings, a Journal of Clinical Oncology, demonstrates that oncogene mutation load in urinary cell-free DNA, as determined using the company's precision cancer monitoring technology, is significantly correlated with treatment response....

2014-05-28 08:27:55

Non-invasive detection and monitoring of actionable oncogene mutation in Erdheim-Chester disease serves as a model case for clinical utility SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today announced that the multi-disciplinary clinical consensus guidelines for Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD), recently published online in the journal Blood, reference the ability of the Company's precision cancer monitoring...

2014-05-20 08:29:42

Data demonstrate utility of non-invasive testing using urinary cell-free DNA to determine oncogene mutation status for therapy selection SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today announced that data published from ongoing clinical validation studies demonstrate that the company's precision cancer monitoring technology is suitable to non-invasively determine oncogene mutation status in patients with...

2014-05-14 16:29:04

SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today announced that data from a study of its precision cancer monitoring technology, conducted by MD Anderson Cancer Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, will be presented during a poster session at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). An additional abstract, submitted by Filip Janku, M.D., Ph.D., of The...

2014-05-14 08:30:37

BOULDER, Colo., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) today announced presentations on its MEK inhibitors, binimetinib (MEK162) (co-developing with Novartis) and selumetinib (licensed to AstraZeneca) at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, which will be held May 30 - June 3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Both MEK inhibitors are advancing in Phase 3 or pivotal trials: binimetinib is being evaluated in NRAS- and BRAF-mutant...


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