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2008-09-29 12:00:14

Antigenics Inc. (NASDAQ: AGEN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the necessary permission to allow for the export of Oncophage (R) (vitespen) to Russia.

2008-09-10 18:00:08

By Martin Shipton A DAUGHTER whose father suffers from cancer has today appealed directly to Health Minister Edwina Hart for those in his position to be given the drugs that could prolong their lives.

2008-09-05 06:00:23

Cancer drug developer Antisoma has started a Phase II study of AS1411 in metastatic renal cell carcinoma. The single-arm trial will enroll around 30 patients intolerant to, or having relapsed after, previous treatments including a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (sunitinib or sorafenib).

2008-09-04 03:00:25

London, UK: 04 September 2008 - Cancer drug developer Antisoma plc (LSE: ASM; USOTC: ATSMY) today announced that it has started a phase II study of AS1411 in metastatic renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer).

2008-08-09 06:00:22

By Barry Nelson A CANCER patient who has survived in the past year because of a wonder drug has condemned plans to deny it to other patients because of the cost. Stan Craddock, 63, from Darlington, said he survived the past ten months because of the drug Sutent.

2008-08-07 18:00:23

By Emma Brady Midland cancer experts have hit out at a decision to deny kidney cancer patients four drugs under new NHS guidelines issued yesterday.

2008-08-07 18:00:00

By HELEN RAE PATIENTS with advanced kidney cancer will be denied four life- extending treatments on the NHS because they are not cost effective.

2008-08-07 12:00:18

By JANE KIRBY Broadcaster James Whale accused a health watchdog today of being "barbaric" in denying kidney cancer patients access to four drugs.

2008-07-31 09:01:26

Antigenics Inc. (NASDAQ: AGEN) reported results today for the quarter ended June 30, 2008.

2008-07-21 12:01:26

A study of patients with kidney cancer has shown that radiofrequency ablation, a minimally invasive, kidney-sparing procedure, can be a successful treatment option for patients whose cancer has not spread beyond the kidney, report researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.


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