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2010-11-18 06:30:00

CALGARY, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) announced today that the Children's Oncology Group (COG) intends to conduct a Phase I trial of REOLYSIN((R)) in combination with cyclophosphamide in pediatric patients with relapsed or refractory solid tumors. The study will be conducted in collaboration with the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI), which...

2010-11-18 00:30:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that CTI's Marketing Authorization Application ("MAA") seeking approval for Pixuvri(TM) (pixantrone dimaleate) for the treatment of adult patients with multiply relapsed or refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ("NHL") was validated and accepted for review by the European Medicines Agency ("EMA"). Validation indicates that the application is complete and that the EMA's...

2010-11-17 13:34:29

Targeted cancer therapies such as trastuzumab (Herceptin), gefitinib (Iressa) and erlotinib (Tarceva) could be used to treat a wider range of cancers than previously thought, according to new research presented today (Wednesday) at the 22nd EORTC-NCI-AACR [1] Symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics in Berlin. Scientists in the USA have studied 20 genes that are targeted by existing therapies and found that there are significant changes to these genes in a broad range of...

2010-11-15 16:36:51

New research from the Centenary Institute finds a new death pathway that can break resistance Drug resistance is a major obstacle in curing ovarian cancer but new research from the Centenary Institute has discovered a treatment that kills ovarian cancer cells in a new way that can break the resistance mechanism. Published today in Autophagy, the researchers found the drug (FTY720) had a potent effect in human ovarian cancer cells, even in those resistant to cisplatin, the most commonly used...

2010-11-10 15:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that it will present at the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (7:30 a.m. Pacific Time). Interested parties may access a live webcast of the presentation on our website at: http://www.onyx-pharm.com/view.cfm/32/Event-Calendar It is recommended that listeners log on 15 minutes early in order to...

2010-11-04 15:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that it will present at the Credit Suisse 2010 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific Time). Interested parties may access a live webcast of the presentation on our website at: http://www.onyx-pharm.com/view.cfm/32/Event-Calendar It is recommended that listeners log on 15 minutes early in order to register and download any...

2010-11-04 07:00:00

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Biopharma, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GNBP), a biotechnology company developing targeted cancer therapies, today announced that the European Patent Office (EPO) has issued EPO Patent Grant No. 1565494 providing broad coverage on Genesis anti-CD55 antibodies for use as a therapeutic treatment in multiple cancers. The patent, which expires in 2023, is registered to the U.K.-based Cancer Research Technology, Ltd. (CRT) and licensed...

2010-11-02 14:49:08

Crizotinib caused tumors to stop growing, shrink or disappear in 90 percent of patients A UC Irvine oncologist's work with a targeted therapy is showing great promise in patients with a deadly form of lung cancer. The results were published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine. The multicenter study is testing whether the drug crizotinib effectively slows, stops or reverses growth in advanced non-small cell lung cancer tumors by targeting a genetic mutation that causes uncontrolled...

2010-11-01 00:30:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that it has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application ("MAA") to the European Medicines Agency ("EMA") for Pixuvri® (pixantrone dimaleate) as monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with multiply relapsed or refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ("NHL"). The application submission follows a positive opinion from the EMA's Pediatric Committee...

2010-10-26 15:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that it will host a webcast and teleconference with management to provide a general business overview, as well as to discuss third quarter 2010 financial results, on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time). Financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010 will be released earlier that day. Interested parties may access a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.