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2011-10-07 05:48:08

The future looks bright for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer. A paper published in the October 6, 2011 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), shows that new treatment regimens, providing a lower risk of cardio toxicity, are an acceptable and effective option for patients.

2011-10-06 09:54:37

Treating women with early stage breast cancer with a combination of chemotherapy and the molecularly targeted drug Herceptin significantly increases survival in patients with a specific genetic mutation that results in very aggressive disease.

2011-10-03 11:49:59

A combination of an oral drug, called sorafenib, and a method for injecting microbeads of chemotherapy directly into tumors has been proven safe for liver cancer patients and may improve outcomes for those who have these fast-growing, deadly tumors whose numbers are on the rise in the U.S.

2011-09-28 11:37:39

Breast cancer cells that mutate to resist drug treatment survive by establishing tiny pumps on their surface that reject the drugs as they penetrate the cell membrane – making the cancer insensitive to chemotherapy drugs even after repeated use.

2011-08-09 00:00:28

Enrollment in Phase 1 Study of MM-302 in HER2 Positive Breast Cancer Patients Initiated by Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2011-07-18 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) today announced that the European Medicines Agency Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) has issued a positive opinion on its application for orphan medicinal product status for the company's lead oncology candidate, NKTR-102, for the treatment of women with ovarian cancer. "There is a significant unmet need for additional treatments to address ovarian cancer," said Carlo DiFonzo, PhD, Vice President of...


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