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2010-10-12 16:42:21

Adding the targeted drug cetuximab to a three-drug chemotherapy regimen for first-line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer does not improve response rate, progression-free survival or overall survival.

2010-10-04 13:16:02

The monoclonal antibody rituximab given in addition to a standard chemotherapy regimen, significantly prolongs the lives of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, a new study shows.

2010-09-08 15:00:00

PARIS and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-08-11 08:20:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced top-line results from a randomized Phase 3 trial evaluating Vectibix® (panitumumab) as a first-line treatment in patients with recurrent and/or metastatic squamous cell head and neck cancer.

2010-06-29 08:10:00

QUEBEC CITY, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc.

2010-06-29 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced that abstract O-0017, entitled "Subset Analysis of 5-FU Refractory Patients from a Randomized Ph II Study of Perifosine + Capecitabine (P-CAP) vs.

2010-06-24 07:00:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) announced today that the first patients have been dosed in a new Phase 1 dose-escalation clinical study to evaluate NKTR-102, the company's lead oncology compound, in combination with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)/leucovorin in refractory solid tumor cancers.

2010-06-08 08:05:00

Data Reported at ASCO Confirm a Statistically Significant Improvement in Both Time to Tumor Progression and Overall Survival in the Perifosine + Capecitabine Arm Versus Placebo + Capecitabine Arm QUEBEC CITY, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc.

2010-06-03 11:49:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today important research findings that will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting taking place June 4 - 8, 2010 in Chicago.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.