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2010-01-24 06:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, today announced final data from a randomized, controlled Phase 2 trial of picoplatin in metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC) patients. The study met its primary objective, as picoplatin in combination with 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin (FOLPI regimen) was associated with a statistically significant reduction in...

2010-01-07 07:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD) today provided an overview of its 2010 corporate, clinical and regulatory goals for picoplatin. "Our focus in 2010 is to secure a strategic partnership to continue the development of picoplatin as a preferred platinum agent in the treatment of solid tumor malignancies. We believe that current data from approximately 1,100 patients treated with picoplatin, including data from Phase 2...

2009-11-17 11:52:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD) today announced updated clinical data from its randomized, controlled Phase 2 trial of picoplatin in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC). The updated results indicated that picoplatin, given once every four weeks in combination with 5-fluorouracil and leucovorin in the FOLPI regimen, has comparable efficacy to oxaliplatin, given in combination with 5-fluorouracil and...

2009-11-05 07:03:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that the Phase 3 PRIME "203" trial evaluating Vectibix® (panitumumab) administered in combination with FOLFOX (an oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy) as a first-line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) failed to meet a secondary endpoint of overall survival. Earlier this year, it was announced that the trial met its primary endpoint by significantly prolonging...

2009-09-24 02:37:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced detailed results from the Phase 3 '203' trial evaluating Vectibix(R) (panitumumab) administered in combination with FOLFOX (an oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy) as the first-line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). In this trial, Vectibix significantly improved median progression-free survival (PFS) by 1.6 months (9.6 versus 8.0 months for patients treated with FOLFOX alone, (hazard...

2009-05-28 07:01:00

- New Progression-Free Survival, Disease Control and Neurotoxicity Data To Be Presented at 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting Continue to Support Picoplatin as a Neuropathy-Sparing Alternative to Oxaliplatin for First-Line Treatment of Colorectal Cancer - - Poniard Management Team to Host Analyst and Investor Briefing to Discuss Data on Sunday, May 31st - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on...

2009-04-21 09:00:00

- Safety and Tumor Response Data from Dose-Escalation Study Presented at American Association for Cancer Research's 100th Annual Meeting 2009 - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and DENVER, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, today announced the presentation of final data from a Phase 1 dose-escalation study of picoplatin in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (CRC). Results demonstrated that...

2009-01-14 07:00:00

- Incremental Data to be Presented at ASCO GI Symposia Continue to Support Picoplatin as Neuropathy-Sparing Alternative to Oxaliplatin in First-Line Colorectal Cancer Treatment - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, today announced updated efficacy and safety data from its randomized, controlled Phase 2 clinical trial of picoplatin in patients with...

2009-01-13 17:00:00

-Growing Body of Data Supports XELOX as Effective Alternative to Standard of Care- NUTLEY, N.J., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Overall survival results from a 14-month follow-up of the international, Phase III NO16966 study confirm that oral Xeloda(R) plus oxaliplatin (XELOX) is comparable to a current standard treatment, FOLFOX-4 (infused 5-FU/leucovorin plus oxaliplatin) in the first-line treatment of advanced (metastatic) colorectal cancer. In the study, patients receiving XELOX...

2008-12-19 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer advocacy organization Gilda's Club Worldwide offers a message of hope this holiday season to the millions touched by colon cancer with a one-of-a-kind mosaic mural at its New York City headquarters. The 15X6 foot mural was created by more than 165 colon cancer survivors from around the nation as part of a new MOSAIC of Colon Cancer Survivorship program celebrating the strides that have improved colon cancer treatment. According to the American...


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