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2009-09-23 06:15:00

BERLIN, September 23 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Austrian Breast and Colorectal Cancer Study Group Present Data Which Highlight Benefits of Adding capecitabine to epirubicin and docetaxel in the Neoadjuvant Setting Data from the ABCSG-24 study presented today at the joint 15th ECCO and 34th ESMO congress in Berlin, Germany, show that adding capecitabine (Xeloda(R)) to anthracycline- and taxane-containing regimens prior to surgery (neoadjuvant therapy) completely eradicated the tumour in...

2009-09-23 08:17:37

One of the first of a series of trials to investigate the use of sorafenib – a targeted anti-cancer drug – for the treatment of advanced breast cancer has found that if it is combined with the chemotherapy drug, capecitabine, it makes a significant difference to the time women live without their disease worsening.

2009-07-22 07:00:00

WAYNE, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-06-01 07:35:00

Data demonstrates perifosine's anti-cancer activity and efficacy both as a single agent and in combination therapy QUEBEC CITY, June 1/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc.

2009-06-01 07:30:00

KRX-0401 + Capecitabine More Than Doubles Time to Progression and Overall Response Rate as well as Extends Overall Survival vs. Capecitabine + Placebo in Patients with 2nd or 3rd Line Metastatic Colon Cancer NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-05-31 07:30:00

KRX-0401 + Capecitabine More Than Doubled Time to Progression and Overall Response Rate as well as Extended Overall Survival vs. Capecitabine + Placebo in Patients with 2nd or 3rd Line Metastatic Colon Cancer NEW YORK, May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-05-27 15:20:02

A Singapore oncologist advises cancer patients treated with the drug capecitabine to carry a doctor's letter on the treatment if they have U.S travel plans. Dr.

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2009-05-27 13:45:20

The United States immigration said that a cancer patient from Singapore who traveled to the US last year had missing fingerprints, which was determined to be an unusual side effect of his medication.

2009-05-18 12:20:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Combining two chemotherapy drugs with trastuzumab (Herceptin) to treat women who have metastatic HER2+ breast cancer may offer physicians another choice in their treatment options. At the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), researchers from the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida report that using a combination of capecitabine, vinorelbine, and trastuzumab offers a treatment option that is at least as beneficial...

2009-05-18 07:29:00

Results Will be Reported from Phase 2 Studies Evaluating KRX-0401 in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma, Colorectal Cancer and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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