Latest Cetuximab Stories

2011-01-20 16:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ - YM BioSciences Inc.

2011-01-20 00:00:49

Enrollment for a Phase I study is open for patients with a form of colorectal cancer, where the patients will be treated with a cancer biologic called REOLYSIN Calgary, Alberta (Vocus/PRWEB) January 18, 2011 Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the US.

2010-12-20 07:00:00

SEATTLE, WA, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY) today announced enrollment of the first patient in a Phase 1/2 trial of PX-866 in combination with the chimeric monoclonal antibody cetuximab (Erbitux(R)).

2010-11-04 13:12:27

Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), a radiation therapy procedure pioneered at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) that precisely delivers a large dose of radiation to tumors, may effectively control and treat head and neck cancers when combined with the chemotherapy Cetuximab.

2010-10-28 22:05:14

A variant site linked to poor outcome in advanced colorectal cancer has now been found to predict improved prognosis in early stages of cancer.

2010-10-27 02:21:47

Even though the cancer-treatment agent cetuximab is not considered effective treatment for KRAS (a gene)-mutated metastatic colorectal tumors, new research indicates that patients with colorectal cancer not responding to chemotherapy and a certain variation of this gene who were treated with cetuximab had longer overall and progression-free survival than patients with other KRAS-mutations.

2010-10-26 11:13:45

Taking back the years the fears and anxieties of having cancer may have brought are possible.

2010-10-25 23:48:19

Studies have shown higher survival rates for people with head and neck cancers that test positive for HPV when they are treated with systemic chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

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