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2014-09-12 08:25:08

-- Ramucirumab Plus FOLFIRI Improved Survival in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer following Progression on a Bevacizumab-Based Regimen -- INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the RAISE trial, a Phase III study of ramucirumab (CYRAMZA(TM)) in combination with chemotherapy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), met its primary endpoint of overall survival. The global, randomized, double-blind study compared ramucirumab...

2014-09-02 16:25:30

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBiotech announced today interim results from its fast-tracked Phase III study being conducted in the US for its anti-cancer agent Xilonix(TM). Xilonix, a True Human(TM) monoclonal antibody therapy, is being evaluated in advanced colorectal cancer patients where disease is further complicated with cachexia. The primary endpoint of the study is overall survival, comparing survival in Xilonix treated patients to a control population provided...

2014-08-28 12:30:01

Introduction of Extended RAS Testing and Recent Clinical Trial Data Will Affect How Physicians Treat Colorectal Cancer Patients, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the market for colorectal cancer (CRC) therapies will remain constant, at around $7.7 billion by 2023 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. The biosimilar erosion of...

2014-08-01 16:23:45

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBiotech has enrolled the first patient into its European Phase III study using its novel cancer drug Xilonix(TM) for the treatment of colorectal cancer. The double-blinded placebo controlled study is evaluating the use of the monoclonal antibody therapy designed to block chronic inflammation associated with malignant tumor growth. The treatment is reportedly aimed at reversing disease symptoms associated with disease progression and...

First Antibodies To Treat Cancer In Dogs Developed
2014-07-07 03:10:21

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Nearly every second dog develops cancer from the age of ten years onward. A few therapies derived from human medicine are available for dogs. A very successful form of therapy by which antibodies inhibit tumor growth has not been available for animals so far. Scientists at the inter-university Messerli Research Institute of the Vetmeduni Vienna, the Medical University of Vienna, and the University of Vienna have developed, for the first time,...

2014-06-30 13:06:13

European Society for Medical Oncology ESMO 16 World GI Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer The new combination agent TAS-102 is able to improve overall survival compared to placebo in patients whose metastatic colorectal cancer is refractory to standard therapies, researchers said at the ESMO 16th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona. "Around 50% of patients with colorectal cancer develop metastases but eventually many of them do not respond to standard therapies,"...

2014-06-30 12:40:20

European Society for Medical Oncology ESMO 16 World GI Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer For patients with KRAS wild-type untreated colorectal cancer, adding cetuximab or bevacizumab to combination chemotherapy offers equivalent survival, researchers said at the ESMO 16th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona. "The CALGB/SWOG 80405 trial was designed and formulated in 2005, and the rationale was simple: we had new drugs --bevacizumab and cetuximab-- and the study...

2014-06-26 12:27:15

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Colorectal Cancer -- KOL Insight Modulehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/colorectal_cancer_kol_insight_module.html IntroductionThe global market for colorectal cancer (CRC) drugs is undergoing a fundamental shift due to wider generic competition in cytotoxics and increasing adoption of anti-EGFR products as first line therapies. What will be the impact on market leader...

2014-06-03 11:21:00

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Early but promising results lead to Phase II national trial In an aggressive disease known for poor response rates, researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found patients with advanced colorectal cancer responded well to a combination therapy of the drugs vermurafenib, cetuximab and irinotecan. The Phase I trial, presented Saturday, May 31 in a poster discussion at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's...

2014-05-31 08:21:10

Study Shows Improved Survival Benefit in Panitumumab Arm THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced results from the Phase 2 PEAK study that reinforce the improved overall survival (OS) benefit of panitumumab (Vectibix(®)) when used in combination with FOLFOX, an oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy regimen, compared to bevacizumab (Avastin(®)) plus FOLFOX as first-line treatment in patients with wild-type RAS metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). The...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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