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2014-01-13 12:26:52

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced completion of enrollment of the Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com) AE37 breast cancer immunotherapy trial. The clinical trial is designed to assess the ability of AE37 to reduce the risk of relapse in patients who have had breast cancer. While a pre-planned primary efficacy analysis is underway, completion of enrollment sets the...

2014-01-09 12:26:12

Company Representatives will also attend the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference next week in San Francisco WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that Dr. Eric von Hofe, PhD, President of the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be a keynote speaker at IBC's 16(th) Annual TIDES Conference (www.IBCLifeSciences.com/Tides) to...

2014-01-06 08:27:53

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced the database lock for the primary efficacy analysis of its ongoing AE37 breast cancer vaccine trial. The drug is a novel immunotherapeutic cancer vaccine being developed by the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com). A previously released positive interim analysis showed a strong trend toward reduced...

2013-12-12 10:59:30

98.7 percent are cancer free for at least 3 years A remarkable 98.7 percent of certain lower-risk breast cancer patients were cancer free for at least three years after taking a combination of the drugs Herceptin and Taxol, a study has found. The study is the first major trial to examine the Herceptin-Taxol combination in patients who have a type of breast cancer with the biology known as small, node-negative, HER2+. Results were presented during the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer...

2013-12-12 10:58:07

In a new study, women with relatively small, HER2-positive breast tumors who received a combination of lower-intensity chemotherapy and a targeted therapy following surgery or radiation therapy were very unlikely to have the cancer recur within a few years of treatment, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and other research centers will report at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. The findings offer, for the first time, a set of standard treatment guidelines for...

2013-12-12 10:49:59

Genetic signature identifies patients with more aggressive triple-negative cancers A new test has the potential to help physicians identify patients with the most lethal forms of triple-negative breast cancer, a disease which requires aggressive and innovative treatment. The test, described in the Dec. 11 issue of PLOS ONE, was able to distinguish between patients with a good or poor prognosis, even within groups of patients already stratified by existing tests such as MammaPrint and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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