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2009-07-27 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company continues to lead the way in advancing lung cancer treatment. On the heels of new FDA and European Commission approvals for ALIMTA((R)) (pemetrexed for injection) as a treatment for nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in the maintenance setting, the company will release findings from more than 30 lung cancer studies at the 13th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in San Francisco, Calif., from July 31 to...

2009-07-02 06:30:00

CALGARY, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY) announced today that patient enrolment has been completed in the Phase II component of a Phase I/II U.K. trial of REOLYSIN combined with paclitaxel/carboplatin for patients with advanced cancers. The principal investigators for the trial are Dr. Kevin Harrington of The Institute of Cancer Research, London, England, and Dr. Geoff Hall of St. James's Institute of Oncology, Leeds. A total of 30 patients...

2009-06-10 07:00:00

- Career Development Award to Study Biology of Bavituximab and Chemotherapy in Lung Cancer Awarded to Dr. David Gerber of UT Southwestern Medical Center - - New Study Complements Ongoing Bavituximab Plus Carboplatin/Paclitaxel Phase II NSCLC Trial that has Shown Promising Preliminary Results - TUSTIN, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today announced that the ASCO Research Foundation has awarded one of its 2009 Career Development Awards...

2009-06-03 07:02:00

- 71% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Docetaxel in Advanced Breast Cancer - - 65% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Carboplatin/Paclitaxel in Advanced Lung Cancer - - 64% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Carboplatin/Paclitaxel in Advanced Breast Cancer - - Data in All Three Studies Surpassed Pre-Established Criteria for Expansion of Patient Enrollment - - Positive Initial Data across Indications and Chemotherapy Regimens Suggests Bavituximab Could...

2009-06-02 08:15:36

Daqing Li and colleagues, at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, have identified in vitro and in mice a way to enhance the anticancer effects of the commonly used platinum-based drug cisplatin. For many forms of cancer, including testicular, ovarian, and lung cancer, platinum-based drugs that cause DNA damage are the first choice treatment. However, the utility of these drugs is often limited by the enhanced ability of cancer cells to repair their DNA. As the...

2009-05-31 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company announced today that Phase III trial data showed the addition of Lilly's GEMZAR(R) (gemcitabine HCl for injection) to the current standard of care provided a statistically significant increase in progression-free survival at three years for women with locally advanced cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is the world's second most commonly diagnosed women's cancer, and the second most common cause of cancer death in...

2009-05-12 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will unveil data from more than 50 studies at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Orlando, Fla. from May 29 to June 2, 2009, with the majority of the presentations continuing to support Lilly's leadership in thoracic cancer research. The company will present the latest research findings on ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection), as well as GEMZAR(R) (gemcitabine HCl for...

2009-04-27 07:00:00

- Updated Data from Initial Cohort Shows Nine of 14 Evaluable Patients Receiving Bavituximab in Combination with Carboplatin + Paclitaxel Achieved an Objective Tumor Response - - Patient Dosing Underway in Expansion Stage of Trial with Target of Enrolling 46 Patients Overall - TUSTIN, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM), today announced that updated preliminary data from its Phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with...

2009-04-20 06:45:00

- Updated Data from Initial Cohort Shows 11 of 17 Evaluable Patients Receiving Bavituximab in Combination with Carboplatin + Paclitaxel Achieved an Objective Tumor Response - - Patient Dosing Initiated in Expansion Stage of Trial with Target of Enrolling 49 Patients Overall - TUSTIN, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM), today announced that updated preliminary data from the initial cohort of 21 patients in its Phase II trial evaluating...

2009-04-19 09:37:30

 The addition of a chemotherapeutic drug for leukemia to a standard regimen of two other chemotherapy drugs appears to enhance the response of certain ovarian cancers to treatment, according to a pre-clinical study led by researchers in the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center."We know that a pathway called SRC is involved in cell proliferation in certain types of cancers, including some ovarian cancers," said Deanna Teoh, M.D., a fellow in gynecologic oncology at Duke and lead investigator...


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