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2008-06-14 03:00:00

By Hicks, David G Kulkarni, Swati * Context.-Overexpression of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) is an adverse prognostic parameter for patients with breast cancer.

2006-08-22 18:03:21

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's cost-effectiveness watchdog issued final guidance on Wednesday recommending that Herceptin should be used in early breast cancer and be paid for by the state health service.

2006-07-20 11:40:14

By Ben Hirschler, European Pharmaceuticals Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - Recent advances in treatment mean it is possible to start talking about curing some types of cancer, the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs said on Thursday.

2006-06-03 14:18:49

By Lisa Richwine ATLANTA (Reuters) - An experimental drug added to chemotherapy slowed aggressive, late-stage breast cancers that resumed growing despite standard treatment with the drug Herceptin, U.S. researchers said on Saturday.

2006-05-29 07:42:21

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche on Monday unveiled new data showing that its cancer drug Herceptin increased the time that some breast-cancer patients live without the cancer progressing when used in combination with hormonal therapy.

2006-05-29 01:44:16

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche on Monday unveiled new data showing that its cancer drug Herceptin increased the time that some breast-cancer patients live without the cancer progressing when used in combination with hormonal therapy.

2006-05-24 08:40:07

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drug maker Roche said on Wednesday the European Union had approved its Herceptin cancer drug for use in patients in an early stage of the aggressive HER2-positive type of breast cancer. "The approval is based on...

2006-05-08 14:36:13

LONDON (Reuters) - A 37-year-old man with breast cancer was told on Monday his local NHS trust will fund treatment with the potentially life-saving drug Herceptin, a move that will add to the debate about its use and funding.

2006-04-12 05:30:00

A British woman with early-stage breast cancer won a legal appeal on Wednesday to force her local health authority to pay for the potentially life-saving drug Herceptin.

2006-03-27 08:10:00

A British woman with early-stage breast cancer went to the Court of Appeal in London on Monday in a bid to force her health authority to pay for the potentially life-saving drug Herceptin.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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