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2013-06-02 08:20:17

-- A 22% reduction in the risk of disease progression was seen with the addition of everolimus, an mTOR inhibitor, to trastuzumab and vinorelbine in heavily pretreated patients(1) EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today presented results from a pivotal Phase III trial of a treatment regimen including Afinitor(®) (everolimus) tablets in women with human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 positive (HER2 positive) advanced breast cancer who received prior...

2013-06-01 08:21:28

CHICAGO and SEATTLE, June 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today reported on final results from a cooperative group and NCI-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trial of brostallicin in combination with cisplatin for the treatment of women with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (mTNBC). Triple-negative breast cancer lacks progesterone and estrogen receptors and the HER2 biomarker that is present in most breast cancers, which makes standard therapy with...

2013-05-30 13:48:47

In a randomized phase III clinical trial conducted by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), high-dose (HD), compared with standard-dose (SD), radiotherapy (RT) with concurrent chemotherapy (CT) did not improve overall survival of patients with stage III non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Of all the patients in the US with lung cancer, the country's leading cause of cancer death, 75 to 80 percent of them have NSCLC, with 30 to 40 percent of those being considered locally advanced...

2013-05-22 08:28:27

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Biomedicine Group (OTCQB: CBMG) today announced that it has achieved half of the enrollment of the total projected enrollment required for its Phase I trial to evaluate the safety and preliminary efficacy of TC-DC (Tumor Stem Cell Specific Dendritic Cell) therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer. To date the trial has had no Severe Adverse Effect (SAE) reported. The Phase I clinical trial for...

2013-05-20 08:27:14

SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TRACON Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company that develops targeted therapies for oncology and ophthalmology, today announced multiple clinical investigations for TRC105 and the presentation of two abstracts at the 49(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), held May 31 to June 4 in Chicago. TRC105, a novel monoclonal antibody to endoglin (CD105), is being studied in multiple clinical trials in combination with...

2013-05-16 08:28:29

To Begin I-124-CLR1404 (LIGHT) Phase 2 Imaging Trial in Brain Cancer in Early 2014 MADISON, Wis., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelos Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQX: NVLT), a pharmaceutical company developing novel drugs for the treatment and diagnosis of cancer, today provided an update on its product pipeline, including I-124-CLR1404 (LIGHT) positron emission tomography (PET) imaging agent for solid tumor indications, I-131-CLR1404 (HOT) cancer-targeted molecular...

2013-05-07 23:22:29

A new study published in The Oncologist shows targeting both hormone receptors (HRs) and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) in first-line treatment of metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients significantly increased overall survival times. Durham, NC (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 A new study published in The Oncologist shows targeting both hormone receptors (HRs) and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) in first-line treatment of metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients...

2013-05-02 23:19:46

Cianna Medical, Inc.: Researchers from 12 sites report favorably low recurrence rates and minimal toxicities. CHICAGO (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Strut-based breast brachytherapy — a form of radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer — has been shown to be a well-tolerated, effective treatment, according to a scientific poster presentation at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) in Chicago, May 1-5, 2013.     The...

2013-05-02 12:29:02

Revenues Continue to Ramp in 2013 IRVINE, Calif., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, today announced that it has reported more than 20,000 MammaPrint breast cancer results, including approximately 6,000 in 2012 alone. The MammaPrint test analyzes 70 key genes and accurately determines which patients are at low risk of breast cancer recurrence and can therefore safely choose not to undergo chemotherapy. Case volume grew by more than...

2013-04-22 14:27:33

Two large, landmark radiotherapy studies have shown that it is possible to treat cervical cancer effectively with high doses specifically adapted to each tumor, and with fewer serious side-effects to the surrounding normal organs. In two presentations today (Saturday) and tomorrow (Sunday) researchers will tell the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) that image-guided brachytherapy is able to deliver very high doses, which prevent the tumor from growing...