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The American Cancer Society estimates there will be more than 200,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women and 39,000 deaths, this year alone.
One major obstacle in the fight against cancer is that anticancer drugs often affect normal cells in addition to tumor cells, resulting in significant side effects.
Most of us have had a doctor prescribe an antibiotic for a stubborn bacterial infection, or for a cut that gets infected.
NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NexGenix Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately-held company developing treatments for cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and orphan neurogenetic disorders, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for a key patent for a platform of Hsp90 inhibitors based on derivatives of the naturally occurring pochonin family, Pochonia chlamydospora.
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, a cancer drug discovery and development company, has announced preclinical data demonstrating anti-tumor activity with IPI-493, the company's oral heat shock protein 90 inhibitor.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill scientists have identified a molecule that stimulates the aggressive growth of prostate cancer. The molecule, Ack1, a member of the growth-promoting tyrosine kinase gene family, stimulates tumor formation in part by signaling prostate cells to rid themselves of a tumor-suppressor protein. Normally, this suppressor protein would inhibit rapid cell growth by signaling the cell to destroy itself.
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