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2013-05-09 23:45:40

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) declares June “Cancer Immunotherapy Awareness Month” to increase awareness of cancer immunotherapy, a new class of cancer treatment that mobilizes the immune system to fight the disease and represents the most immediate hope for curing patients with any type of cancer. The month will feature educational webinars offered free to the public from top experts in cancer immunotherapy, and a Wear White for a Cure Day on June 7. New York, NY (PRWEB)...

2011-02-03 13:24:00

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dalton Pharma Services, a privately owned Canadian pharmaceutical services provider to leading pharmaceutical companies, today announced the company has entered into a Manufacturing Services Agreement with Oncovir, Inc., a specialty pharma company based in Washington DC, dedicated to the development of nucleic-acid-based clinical therapies for cancer, infectious, immune, and degenerative disorders. Dalton Pharma Services will provide API manufacturing...

2010-12-01 06:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolerx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies by modulating T cell activity, and the Cancer Vaccine Acceleration Fund (CVAF) -- a nonprofit program of the Cancer Research Institute established in partnership with the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research -- today announced they entered into a collaborative research agreement to support development of Tolerx's drug candidate, TRX518, a monoclonal antibody...

2010-01-05 20:30:00

Scott & White's Cancer Research Institute (CRI) has launched two clinical trials targeting cancers that affect both adults and children. "These studies may lead to eventual development of agents that we hope will improve quality and duration of life," said Arthur Frankel, M.D., director of the CRI, and director of Scott & White's Cancer Center and division of hematology/oncology. One of the studies aims to find the maximum safest dose of an agent for treatment of T-cell lymphomas and...

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