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2010-09-22 05:00:00

Randomized Phase 2 Study of Docetaxel and Prednisone With or Without OGX-011 in Patients With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. Chi K.N., et al. JCO Sep 20, 2010: 4247-4254 BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today publication of results from a randomized Phase 2 trial in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The trial results showed a survival benefit with the investigational agent OGX-011/TV1011...

2010-03-05 13:45:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, today announced the presentation of positive final data, including survival data, from the Company's Phase 2 clinical trial of picoplatin as a first-line therapy in men with metastatic castration-resistant (hormone-refractory) prostate cancer (CRPC). The results were presented in a General Poster Session today at...

2009-10-21 08:30:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHMD) today reported positive results from its Phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with docetaxel in patients with advanced breast cancer. Preliminary data at the end of the six planned treatment cycles in the Phase II study showed that 28 of 46, or 61%, of all patients enrolled in the trial achieved an objective tumor response according to RECIST criteria. This data compares...

2009-09-10 07:46:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Cancer Therapies Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p0109886/World-Cancer-Therapies-Market.html This report analyzes the global market for Cancer Therapies in US$ Billion. The specific product segments analyzed are Chemotherapy, Targeted Therapy, Hormonal Therapy, and Immunotherapy. Annual forecasts for the global market is provided for the period of 2006...

2009-02-25 07:00:00

- New Progression-Free Survival Data Support Picoplatin in Combination with Docetaxel/Prednisone as First-Line Therapy for Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer - - Results To Be Presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's 2009 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, today announced the...

2008-11-06 18:00:22

Cell Genesys, Inc. (Nasdaq:CEGE) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008. The net loss for the quarter ended September 30, 2008, was $8.4 million ($0.10 per fully diluted share), compared to a net loss of $34.5 million ($0.46 per fully diluted share) for the corresponding period in 2007. The company ended the quarter with approximately $151 million in cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments. Revenues for the quarter ended September 30,...

2008-10-22 06:00:08

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and GENEVA, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, today announced positive incremental data from its ongoing Phase 2 clinical trial of picoplatin in combination with docetaxel and prednisone as first-line therapy for metastatic hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC). The expanded and updated results continued to show that picoplatin can be safely administered with full-dose docetaxel...

2008-10-20 09:00:41

Cell Genesys, a biotechnology company, has terminated the Vital-1 Phase III clinical trial of Gvax immunotherapy in patients with asymptomatic metastatic hormone-refractory prostate cancer. The trial was fully enrolled in 2007 with 626 patients and compared Gvax immunotherapy to Taxotere (docetaxel) chemotherapy plus prednisone. The company terminated the trial based on the results of a previously unplanned futility analysis conducted by the study's independent data monitoring committee...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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