Latest Demethylating agent Stories

2012-01-23 10:47:41

Chronic inflammation combines with DNA methylation, a process that shuts down cancer-fighting genes, to promote development of colorectal cancer.

2010-06-10 13:16:13

The combination of decitabine and carboplatin appears to improve the outcome of women who have late-stage ovarian cancer.

2008-08-25 12:01:19

The Moffitt Cancer Center announced today that Dr. Alan List, Physician-in-Chief, was one of the key investigators in a VIDAZA (azacitidine) clinical trial (AZA-001) whose results the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved to add to the drug's label.

2008-08-22 12:00:16

The Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation supports the decision by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to extend the label for VIDAZA (azacitidine) to include data from the AZA-001 clinical trial.

2008-08-21 09:00:22

Celgene Corporation (Nasdaq:CELG) today announced VIDAZA (azacitidine) received expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to reflect new overall survival achieved in the AZA-001 survival study of patients with higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

2008-06-26 12:02:01

MethylGene has initiated a Phase II clinical trial evaluating MGCD0103, an isoform-selective histone deacetylase inhibitor product candidate, in combination with Vidaza, a DNA demethylating agent, in patients with high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes or acute myeloid leukemia.

2006-11-21 03:00:23

BOULDER, Colo., and KYOTO, Japan, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmion Corporation and Nippon Shinyaku Co., Ltd today announced the completion of an exclusive license agreement for development and commercialization rights to Vidaza (azacitidine for injectable suspension) in Japan.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.