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2011-07-06 06:00:00

CALGARY, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) ("Oncolytics") today announced that a presentation covering interim preliminary results from a Phase 2 clinical trial using intravenous administration of REOLYSIN(® )in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with Kras or EGFR-activated tumours was made today at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer World...

2011-06-24 09:59:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending that Vectibix® (panitumumab) be approved for use in the European Union (EU) in first-line in combination with FOLFOX and in second-line in combination with FOLFIRI in patients who have received first-line fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy...

2011-06-08 08:09:00

CALGARY, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX:ONC), (NASDAQ:ONCY) ("Oncolytics") today announced that an abstract covering interim preliminary results from a Phase 2 clinical trial using intravenous administration of REOLYSIN(® )in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with Kras or EGFR-activated tumours is available on the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer World...

2011-05-18 17:05:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that data from studies involving nine Amgen products will be presented at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, June 3 - 7, 2011 in Chicago. These studies include data from the XGEVA® (denosumab), Vectibix® (panitumumab), ganitumab (AMG 479) and AMG 386 programs. "Amgen researchers around the globe are passionate about developing new...

2011-05-11 19:12:33

Pancreatic cancer has one of the highest mortality rates of any of the major cancers, and of the 43,000-plus Americans diagnosed with the disease each year, more than 94 percent die within five years of diagnosis. One reason for this high number of deaths is a lack of effective screening tools for catching the disease early. Now, in an effort to try to gain the upper hand on this deadly form of cancer, Mayo Clinic researchers believe they have found a new way to test for pancreatic cancer...

2011-04-04 22:13:32

Known cancer-linked gene involved in subset of advanced tumors Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a genetic anomaly that may drive the aggressive spread of a rare subset of prostate cancers. They found mutations of a gene called KRAS, which is known to play a role in numerous cancers but is rarely associated with prostate cancer. The mutation "“ in which two pieces of the chromosome change places and fuse together "“ was seen only...

2011-04-04 17:02:41

UT MD Anderson scientists find new biomarkers for erlotinib treatment Two sets of gene expression profiles predict response to a common lung cancer drug for patients that have no guiding indicators for their treatment now, scientists from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting. "The only way we have to predict erlotinib's treatment benefit for patients now is by checking for certain mutations and amplifications of the epidermal growth factor...

2011-03-30 15:05:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) announced today that it has submitted a request to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for a re-examination of the negative opinion issued in March by the Committee For Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) for the use of Vectibix in combination with chemotherapy for patients with wild-type KRAS metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). Amgen believes that Vectibix in combination with chemotherapy provides an important...

2011-03-18 07:06:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today issued the following statement: Amgen has received notice that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a negative opinion for Amgen's application to extend the marketing authorization in Europe for Vectibix(®) (panitumumab) to include combination with chemotherapy for the treatment of patients with wild-type KRAS metastatic...

2011-03-08 15:55:07

Bowel cancer patients whose tumors contain defects in specific DNA repair systems are much less likely to experience tumor recurrence post surgery, results from a major clinical study have demonstrated. Scientists who collaborated on the 10 year QUASAR randomized control trial, one of the largest UK clinical trials to test the benefits of chemotherapy in post-surgery bowel cancer patients, have confirmed that colon tumors containing defects in their DNA mismatch repair system are 50 percent...


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