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2009-10-01 15:05:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Telik, Inc. (Nasdaq: TELK) today announced the publication of the positive results from a Phase 1-2a multicenter, dose-ranging study of TELCYTA in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel as first-line therapy for patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in a leading peer reviewed publication, the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, October 2009; Vol. 4, No. 10. Data on this study were presented at the 98th annual meeting of the...

2009-09-24 14:04:00

CALGARY, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY) ('Oncolytics') reported today that research led by Prof. Hardev Pandha of the Royal Surrey County Hospital, U.K., was published September 22, 2009 in the online version of Clinical Cancer Research. The paper is entitled "Synergistic Effects of Oncolytic Reovirus and Cisplatin Chemotherapy in Murine Malignant Melanoma." The research demonstrated that the innate cancer killing activity of reovirus can be...

2009-09-08 08:40:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today reported completion of patient enrollment in its Phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel in advanced breast cancer patients. The trial's planned total of 46 patients has been enrolled and patients are currently undergoing treatment and follow-up. The primary objective of the multi-center, open-label study is to assess the overall tumor...

2009-08-17 19:01:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has granted a motion by Sun Pharmaceuticals for partial summary judgment. The Court's ruling invalidates Lilly's '826 patent, or method-of-use patent, for Gemzar((R)) (gemcitabine HCl for injection) which had been set to expire in 2013. The ruling has no bearing on Gemzar's compound patent, which remains valid until November...

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...