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2014-04-24 12:30:28

The Majority of Non-Prescribers Anticipate Prescribing Gilotrif Within the Next Three Months, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that at six months post-launch in the United States, 49 percent of surveyed U.S. medical oncologists have prescribed Boehringer Ingelheim's irreversible epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) Gilotrif, for NSCLC patients outside of...

Researchers Discover Biomarker Leading To Cancer Drug Resistance
2014-04-21 07:52:12

redOrbit staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have located a biomarker that they believe could help explain why many of the medications used to treat lung, breast and pancreatic cancers also promote drug resistance and ultimately cause tumors to form in patients. Writing in the April 20 online edition of Nature Cell Biology, the study authors report the discovery of a molecule known as CD61 that is...

2014-04-09 10:43:30

Among patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer without a mutation of a certain gene (EGFR), conventional chemotherapy, compared with treatment using epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors, was associated with improvement in survival without progression of the cancer, but not with overall survival, according to a study in the April 9 issue of JAMA. Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) are the preferred treatment option for...

2014-04-07 12:33:26

New data demonstrates VAL-083 is superior to standard platinum-based chemotherapy in an established in vivo model of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) VANCOUVER, British Columbia, MENLO PARK, Calif. and SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") today announced the presentation of new data in a poster entitled, "In vivo efficacy of VAL-083 in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer." DelMar's data was presented on Sunday, April 6, 2014...

2014-03-26 11:23:23

Presentations at the 4th European Lung Cancer Conference A new era of lung cancer therapy is close to dawning, using drugs that can prevent tumor cells from evading the immune system, experts have said at the 4th European Lung Cancer Congress. For decades, scientists and doctors thought immunotherapy –treatments that harness the immune system to fight a disease-- was of marginal benefit in lung cancer, says Jean-Charles Soria, Institute Gustave Roussy in Paris, France. However a...

New Combo Therapy Shows Promise For Cervical Cancer Treatment
2014-03-10 12:12:44

Bret Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of Brazilian scientists has identified a promising new combination treatment that targets cervical cancer, according to a new report published in the journal Cancer. Patients with locally-advanced cervical cancer are typically prescribed cisplatin-based chemoradiation therapy (CRT), yet the benefits of this treatment have largely gone unresearched since the late 1990s, the study authors claimed. In search of a new treatment...

2014-01-09 08:27:02

Highlights BGB324's potential as a novel treatment for NSCLC in patients with acquired drug resistance BERGEN, Norway, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights BGB324's potential as a novel treatment for NSCLC in patients with acquired drug resistance BerGenBio AS ("BerGenBio" or the "Company"), an oncology biopharmaceutical company, announces that preclinical data demonstrating that its lead compound, BGB324 has potential...

2014-01-08 11:39:15

University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute researchers have found that using therapies specifically targeting the molecular profile of non-small-cell lung cancer with the mutated cancer-causing protein KRas is the most effective treatment strategy for patients with the condition. These findings are being presented via poster at the American Association for Cancer Research– International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Joint Conference on the Molecular Origins of Lung Cancer,...


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