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2008-08-28 15:00:47

Harry Connick, Jr. will soon be seen in "Living Proof," a TV movie about an L.A. doctor's work developing the breast cancer drug Herceptin, Lifetime said. Connick Jr.

2008-08-28 12:01:02

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award winner Harry Connick, Jr. ("Will & Grace,""Hope Floats") stars in the Lifetime Original Movie, "Living Proof," the moving true story of Dr.

2008-08-13 15:00:14

By HUNT, Tom; NZPA Nelson breast cancer sufferers have been dealt a double blow, with a decision not to increase funding for the drug Herceptin, and a discovery by the local health board that it was over- funding treatment.

2008-07-30 09:01:27

By 2012, sales of monoclonal antibodies will represent nearly 50% of oncology drug sales, according to a new study by Cutting Edge Information. Successful brands such as Rituxan, Herceptin and Erbitux are all expected to grow by anywhere from 23% to 80% by 2013.

2008-07-30 09:00:23

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced that it has initiated a Phase 2 clinical trial to examine the efficacy and safety of oral deforolimus, its investigational mTOR inhibitor, in patients with advanced breast cancer. In collaboration with Merck & Co.

2008-07-08 09:01:11

Invitrogen Corporation, (NASDAQ:IVGN), a provider of essential life science technologies for research, production and diagnostics, today announced it has received U.S.

2008-07-08 09:00:12

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it's approved a genetic test for determining if breast cancer patients should be treated with the drug Herceptin. The SPOT-Light HER2 CISH kit is a test that measures the number of copies of the HER2 gene in tumor tissue.

2008-07-08 06:00:36

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monogram Biosciences, Inc. today announced that, effective July 15, the HERmark(TM) Breast Cancer Assay will be available to physicians throughout the U.S. for assessment of HER2 status in patients with breast cancer.

2008-06-17 15:00:10

By MUSSEN, Deidre WHEN AUCKLAND cancer patient and mother of three Tui Allen needs her regular dose of Herceptin, she gets on a plane and flies to Palmerston North. The effort is saving her nearly $40,000 a year.


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