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2013-01-11 02:20:01

Tokyo, Jan 11, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today the preliminary results of its global Phase III study (Study FAR 131, MORAb-003-004) of farletuzumab (MORAb-003), an investigational compound under development at its U.S. subsidiary, Morphotek, Inc., in patients with platinum-sensitive epithelial ovarian cancer in first relapse.The study was a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group comparative study of 1,100 patients with...

2012-12-10 16:23:22

HORSHAM, Pa., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a broader indication for the oral, once-daily medication ZYTIGA(®) (abiraterone acetate). Until now, ZYTIGA with prednisone has only been approved to treat men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have received prior chemotherapy containing docetaxel. With this approval, ZYTIGA, in combination with prednisone, may now be used earlier...

2012-11-06 08:29:25

BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today the completion of patient enrollment in the primary registration Phase 3 study, known as SYNERGY, evaluating custirsen in patients with advanced prostate cancer. The SYNERGY study is designed to evaluate a survival benefit for custirsen, when added to first-line chemotherapy, in men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The SYNERGY...

2012-10-11 19:21:32

CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Buffalo Grove, Illinois-based specialty-oncology drug development company, Meridian Laboratories, Inc is pleased to announce that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Meridian's request for a Type B Pre-Investigational New Drug (pre-IND) meeting to discuss its plan to commence clinical trials of ML061 as a treatment for various cancer indications. The meeting is scheduled for January 23, 2012 Meridian's lead product, ML061, is...

2012-10-03 02:27:24

AMES, Iowa, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLink Genetics Corporation (Nasdaq: NLNK) announces the launching of an open-label, randomized, multi-institutional adaptive design Phase2B/3 study to evaluate efficacy of its tergenpumatucel-L (HyperAcute® Lung) product candidate in patients with progressive or relapsed Stage-IIIB/IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The Phase 2B portion of the study will evaluate two dosing schedules for tergenpumatucel-L versus docetaxel and the Phase 3...

2012-10-01 12:26:56

Phase III data reported at ESMO 2012 New trial data showing improvements in the treatment of esophageal and gastrointestinal cancers were released today at the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna. Phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of gefitinib versus placebo in esophageal cancer progressing after chemotherapy The first phase III trial to address the need for second-line treatments in esophageal cancer shows that...

2012-09-30 02:20:13

VIENNA, Sept. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Additional data from pre-specified interim analyses of COU-AA-302, a Phase 3, randomized, placebo-controlled study, suggested ZYTIGA(®) (abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone, compared to placebo plus prednisone, delayed pain progression and functional decline in asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patients whose disease progressed after androgen deprivation therapy and anti-androgens. Additional...

2012-09-27 10:26:12

BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today the initiation of ENSPIRIT, a Phase 3 trial evaluating custirsen for the treatment of advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in patients who have progressed after initial chemotherapy treatment has failed. The trial will investigate if combining custirsen with docetaxel, a standard second-line NSCLC chemotherapy, has the potential to...

2012-09-05 02:32:26

SEATTLE, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY) today announced that an ongoing Phase 2 trial of PX-866 in patients with recurrent or metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer will be expanded to include an additional group of up to 25 patients whose disease has begun to progress while receiving abiraterone (Zytiga®) and prednisone. PX-866 is Oncothyreon's small molecule compound designed to inhibit the activity of phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI-3K),...

2012-08-10 14:20:53

CHICAGO, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Meridian Labs Inc., a Buffalo Grove, IL -based specialty pharmaceutical company, has appointed AmeriTech Advisors healthcare investment banking team to respond to recent interest from healthcare industry members in making a strategic investment in the company as well as merger and acquisition proposals. Meridian Labs is a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on the development of cancer treatments through formulation improvements. The...