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2011-02-02 07:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EGEN, Inc. today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded the company a four-year grant of $1,600,000 to assist in the Phase II clinical development of EGEN-001, the company's lead product. EGEN-001 is under clinical development for the treatment of advanced recurrent ovarian cancer. EGEN has successfully completed two Phase I trials of EGEN-001 in ovarian cancer patients. In the first study, EGEN-001 was administered...

2010-12-20 15:01:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (Ambit), today announced that it has initiated separate Phase I trials for two products AC430, a selective Janus Kinase 2 (JAK2) inhibitor, and AC480, a pan-HER inhibitor. The Phase I trial for AC430 is a two part, placebo-controlled, single ascending, and multiple ascending dose trial in healthy volunteers. AC430 will be administered orally once-daily and doses escalated until a maximum tolerated or maximum feasible dose is...

2010-12-15 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ANX) today announced it has submitted a request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to schedule a meeting for the purpose of discussing its product candidate ANX-514 (docetaxel emulsion for injection). The FDA is expected to set the meeting date within 60 days of receiving the request from ADVENTRX. "We have performed an extensive analysis of the data from our bioequivalence study of ANX-514, as...

2010-12-09 08:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that the final survival analysis (10-year follow-up) of the BCIRG001 study that included a Taxotere® (docetaxel) Injection Concentrate chemotherapy treatment regimen in the adjuvant breast cancer setting, as well as data from iniparib (BSI-201) pre-clinical and clinical breast cancer studies will be featured during the 33rd Annual San Antonio Breast...

2010-11-29 06:30:00

CALGARY, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) announced today that a paper entitled "REO-10: A Phase I Study of Intravenous Reovirus and Docetaxel in Patients with Advanced Cancer," was recently published by Comins et al in the journal Clinical Cancer Research (Clin Cancer Res 16(22):5564-5572). The paper reports final results from a combination REOLYSIN and docetaxel trial, (REO 010) designed to evaluate the anti-tumour...

2010-11-18 12:48:21

Promising results from first clinical trial A new anti-cancer drug aimed at vitamin D receptors on cancer cells has prompted encouraging responses in the levels of PSA (prostate specific antigen) in men with prostate cancer that has become resistant to hormonal therapies. Results of the phase II(a) clinical trial will be presented at the 22nd EORTC-NCI-AACR [1] Symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics in Berlin today (Thursday). The trial found that when the new drug,...

2010-11-18 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY) today reported updated results from a Phase 1 clinical trial of PX-866, an irreversible small molecule phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI-3K) inhibitor, in patients with advanced solid tumors. The results were presented by Antonio Jimeno, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Colorado Cancer Center, Aurora, Colorado, at the 22(nd) EORTC/NCI/AACR Symposium on "Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics" in Berlin,...

2010-11-03 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 3 /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 chemotherapeutic agent docetaxel. PX-866 is a small molecule compound designed to inhibit the activity of phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI-3K), a component of an important cell survival signaling pathway. The primary objective of the Phase 1 dose-escalation portion of the trial is to determine the maximum...

2010-10-12 17:53:40

Phase III results Patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have progressed after chemotherapy live significantly longer if treated with the drug abiraterone acetate compared to placebo, the results of a large Phase-III clinical trial confirm. "This is a major step forward in prostate cancer therapeutics," said Dr Johann de Bono from The Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust in London, who presented the study results at the 35th...

2010-10-11 07:51:00

RARITAN, N.J., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a pre-specified interim analysis of a randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 3 study, COU-AA-301, demonstrate that patients treated with the investigational agent abiraterone acetate plus low-dose prednisone/prednisolone showed a significant improvement in overall survival compared to patients treated with prednisone/prednisolone plus placebo. This study included 1,195 patients with metastatic advanced prostate cancer (also referred to as...