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2011-07-11 08:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) announced today the publication of studies conducted at the Mayo Clinic using the Antigen Express proprietary Ii-Key technology. Antigen Express, Inc., the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, has used this technology platform in the development of self-potentiating immunotherapeutic vaccines for cancer. AE37, an Ii-Key HER-2 hybrid, is currently the subject of a...

2011-06-29 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that its therapeutic DNA vaccine for prostate cancer showed remarkable immune responses in monkeys, following similarly strong, antigen-specific and sustainable T cell levels in previously reported data from earlier animal studies. The data was presented by Dr. J. Joseph...

2011-06-15 02:00:00

TUEBINGEN, Germany, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- igoommatics biotechnologies GmbH, a biopharmaceutical company developing advanced therapeutic vaccines that are active against cancer, announced today that the first patients have been vaccinated in the IMPRINT study, a pivotal Phase III trial with IMA901, the company's lead cancer vaccine for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC). The trial is designed to demonstrate the overall survival benefit of IMA901 in...

2011-06-13 07:50:26

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A treatment that combines a chemotherapy agent that is approved to treat breast cancer and a cancer-fighting antibody may be a promising therapy for colon cancer, according to new research. About 50,000 people die from colorectal cancer each year, and more than 150,000 cases are diagnosed annually. There are limited chemotherapy treatments available for colorectal cancer. Investigators tested the breast cancer agent lapatinib in combination with monoclonal antibody in...

2011-06-08 21:52:41

A new treatment for colon cancer that combines a chemotherapy agent approved to treat breast cancer and a cancer-fighting antibody is ready for clinical trials, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. More than 150,000 cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed each year, and about 50,000 people die from colorectal cancer yearly. Currently there are limited chemotherapy treatments for colorectal cancer with little that has been in the pipeline in recent years. Wafik S....

2011-06-08 06:51:07

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the Unites States, and the third leading cause of cancer death. It develops in the colon and rectum, usually as a result of polyps, which are abnormal growths of tissue that extend from mucous membranes in the lower gastrointestinal tract. The most common treatments for this cancer are surgery and chemotherapy. However, chemotherapy can have many life threatening side effects. Now researchers from...

2011-06-01 07:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaNet Development Group, Inc., a leading provider of clinical development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug and medical device companies, announced today that it is collaborating with the Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network (CITN), a premier network of clinical investigators, institutions and thought leaders in the area of cancer immunotherapy and vaccines, in order to help identify trials with immunotherapy agents...

2011-05-04 00:00:03

Advaxis Incorporated, a development stage biotechnology company, is poised for a major advancement if their Phase II cervical cancer vaccine data reflects the same optimistic survival data from prior Phase I data. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Advaxis Incorporated, a development stage biotechnology company, is poised for a major advancement if their Phase II cervical cancer vaccine data reflects the same optimistic survival data from prior Phase I data. Advaxis initiated two Phase II...

2011-04-28 00:15:44

Like brainy bookworms unprepared for the rough and tumble of post-graduation life, white blood cells trained by scientists to attack tumors tend to fade away quickly when injected into cancer patients. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists, however, have developed a technique that can cause such cells to survive in patients' bloodstreams for well over a year, in some cases, without the need of other, highly toxic treatments, a new study shows. In a paper published in the Apr. 27 issue of...

2011-04-14 08:30:00

TSX Venture: QPT EDMONTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Quest PharmaTech Inc. (TSX-V: QPT) ("Quest" or the "Company"), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of cancer, today announced a clinical development arrangement with U.S. based Hemispherx Biopharma Inc. to evaluate the clinical utility of combining Quest's antibody immunotherapy technology with Hemispherx's immune activator in a thirty patient clinical trial. Under the...


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