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2010-06-29 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced that abstract O-0017, entitled "Subset Analysis of 5-FU Refractory Patients from a Randomized Ph II Study of Perifosine + Capecitabine (P-CAP) vs. Placebo + Capecitabine (CAP) in Patients with 2nd or 3rd Line Metastatic CRC" has been selected for oral presentation at the upcoming 12th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, to be held in Barcelona, Spain from June 30 - July 2, 2010....

2010-06-29 06:30:00

QUEBEC CITY, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrine therapy, today announced that it has received positive Scientific Advice from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) regarding the Phase 3 trial initiated last April for the development of its lead anticancer proprietary compound, perifosine, in refractory advanced colorectal cancer. The trial is being sponsored...

2010-06-09 08:30:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) today announced positive preliminary initial results from a two-stage Phase 2 clinical study evaluating single-agent NKTR-102 in women with advanced/metastatic breast cancer patients who have received a prior taxane. The increased use of taxanes in breast cancer often renders tumors resistant to these drugs by the time the disease recurs, thereby underscoring the urgent need for new treatment options...

2010-06-08 08:05:00

Data Reported at ASCO Confirm a Statistically Significant Improvement in Both Time to Tumor Progression and Overall Survival in the Perifosine + Capecitabine Arm Versus Placebo + Capecitabine Arm QUEBEC CITY, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrine therapy, today reported final results on the clinical activity of perifosine (KRX-0401), the Company's novel,...

2010-06-08 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today reported final results on the clinical activity of KRX-0401 (perifosine), the Company's oral anti-cancer agent that inhibits Akt activation in the phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) pathway, in combination with capecitabine (Xeloda®) as a treatment for advanced, metastatic colorectal cancer. Abstract #3531, entitled, "Final results of a randomized phase II study of perifosine in...

2010-05-21 07:35:00

QUEBEC CITY, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (TSX: AEZ; Nasdaq: AEZS), (the "Company") a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrine therapy, today announced that data on two of its lead anticancer compounds, perifosine and AEZS-108, will be presented at the upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), which will be held June 4 through 8, 2010 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Two posters on perifosine, Aeterna...

2010-05-21 07:30:00

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced that two presentations on clinical data from KRX-0401 (perifosine), the Company's novel, potentially first-in-class, oral anti-cancer agent that inhibits Akt activation in the phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) pathway, will be made at the 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The meeting will take place at McCormick Place in Chicago from June 4-8, 2010....

2010-04-15 06:30:00

Company Has Also Requested Scientific Advice on its Phase 3 Program with Perifosine in Refractory Advanced Colorectal Cancer. QUEBEC CITY, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrine therapy, today announced that it has requested Scientific Advice from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to assure the acceptability of the recently initiated Phase 3 programs for...

2010-04-08 07:30:00

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) announced today the initiation of a Phase 3 registration clinical trial for KRX-0401 (perifosine), the Company's novel, potentially first-in-class, oral anti-cancer agent that inhibits Akt activation in the phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) pathway, for the treatment of patients with refractory advanced colorectal cancer. The Phase 3 trial, entitled the "X-PECT" (Xeloda® + Perifosine...

2010-04-05 07:40:00

QUEBEC CITY, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrine therapy, today announced that its partner, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: KERX), was granted Fast Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for perifosine (KRX-0401), the Company's novel, potentially first-in-class, oral anti-cancer agent that inhibits the phosphoinositide 3-kinase...


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