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2009-05-14 17:00:00

Data support proteomic test as a predictor of overall survival benefit with EGFRI treatment BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Data on VeriStrat, a blood-based, proteomic test currently used for patients with advanced stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), will be presented by Christine Chung, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University on Monday, June 1st at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Results from a 314 patient...

2009-05-14 06:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio of promising cancer-related products at various stages of development, today reported operational and financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2009, ended March 31, 2009. "Just a few days ago we reported critically important data at the 100th AACR conference in Denver highlighting the...

2009-04-28 09:30:00

Indian Oncologists Are Starting to Embrace Use of Targeted Agents Despite Their High Cost, According to a Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Sanofi-Aventis' Eloxatin, Indian brand/generics (oxaliplatin) and Roche/Chugai's Xeloda, Indian brand/generics (capecitabine) will dominate the Indian colorectal cancer drug market...

2009-04-24 09:30:00

Pivotal Trial Expected to Initiate in 2010 for Blinatumomab NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today held an R&D Day for investors and financial analysts at The Yale Club of New York City. The presentations highlighted significant areas of development across Micromet's BiTE antibody platform and included...

2009-04-22 07:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that new data from animal studies of CPX-351 (Cytarabine:Daunorubicin) Liposome Injection in consolidation treatment for leukemia and of CPX-1 (Irinotecan HCl:Floxuridine) Liposome Injection in combination with biological agents for the treatment of colorectal cancer were presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in Denver, Colorado (Abstracts 4568 and 4578)....

2009-04-22 06:00:00

Study Presented at 2009 AACR Meeting Highlights Potential Therapeutic Approach to Treat Patients Unresponsive to Erbitux and Vectibix DENVER, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, yesterday presented non-clinical data at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). These non-clinical data indicate...

2009-04-13 07:00:00

Modest Increase in Market Share Expected for Western Drug Companies, According to a Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the colorectal cancer drug market in China will more than double by 2012, growing from $118 million in 2007 to $290 million in 2012. This growth will be fueled by a large increase in colorectal cancer...

2009-03-13 10:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today reported that its poster entitled, "Binding properties of the anti-EGFR monoclonal antibody, nimotuzumab, limit interaction with the EGFR in renal and epidermal cells", has been accepted for presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research's (AACR)...

2009-03-11 07:45:00

Unmet Need for Efficacious Therapies for Treating Patients With Mutated KRAS Genes Presents Significant Opportunity for Drug Developers, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the launches of Roche/Genentech/Chugai's Avastin and Bristol-Myers Squibb/ImClone Systems*/Merck KGaA's Erbitux will drive the colorectal...

2009-02-23 09:52:14

A new analysis finds that when colorectal cancer patients seek out health information from the internet and news media, they are more likely to be aware of and receive the latest treatments for their disease. Published in the April 1, 2009 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates that patients can influence their own treatment, in some cases in inappropriate ways. In their review, authors led by Stacy Gray, M.D. of the Dana-Farber Cancer...