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2008-12-12 17:10:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from two early clinical studies show that RAD001(R) (everolimus) may overcome resistance to Herceptin(R) (trastuzumab)* in women with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer.

2008-11-11 09:00:47

Monogram Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:MGRM) today announced that additional EGFR/HER assays have been successfully tested in sets of fixed human tumors and are now available for use in drug development programs.

2008-10-13 06:00:18

By Liz Szabo Barbara Bradfield has lived to see dramatic changes in breast cancer. When she was diagnosed in 1989, Bradfield's tumor -- which produced an overabundance of a protein called HER2 -- was considered especially deadly.

2008-10-12 15:00:21

By EATON, Dan National has been forced to trim its election health pledges due to tough economic times. Policies shed include a costly $40 million insurance rebate for seniors, while questions remain about the fate of funding plans for breast cancer drug Herceptin and Plunketline.

2008-10-04 18:00:06

SUCCESSFUL businesswoman Jacqueline Williams was getting ready for a trip to London and taking her normal morning shower before setting off. But that journey never took place. Instead it was the start of a far more harrowing journey that continues to this very day.

2008-09-23 18:00:13

By Madeleine Brindley Health Editor A HOSPITAL'S Saturday clinics for women with breast cancer are proving a great success. The innovative clinic at Velindre Cancer Centre has helped to boost capacity at the Cardiff hospital and reduce waiting times for patients.

2008-09-23 09:00:15

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monogram Biosciences, Inc. announced today that it has initiated a study, in collaboration with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), to evaluate Monogram's HERmark(TM) Breast Cancer Assay in metastatic breast cancer.

2008-09-22 18:00:00

By Madeleine Brindley PATIENTS are receiving anti-cancer treatments at a special Saturday clinic in a Welsh hospital. Velindre Cancer Centre's weekend clinic has helped to boost capacity at the Cardiff hospital and reduce waiting times for patients.

2008-09-15 18:00:37

Invitrogen Corporation, (NASDAQ:IVGN), a provider of essential life science technologies for research, production and diagnostics, has signed an exclusive U.S.

2008-09-05 12:00:40

Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) investigators have found that "smart bomb" therapies are effective in treating breast cancer patients while minimizing side effects. Howard A.

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