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2011-07-27 07:30:00

NEW YORK, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced completion of patient enrollment in its Phase 3 registration trial of KRX-0401 (perifosine) for the treatment of refractory, advanced colorectal cancer.

2011-07-20 17:27:41

Johns Hopkins scientists have developed a gene-based test to distinguish harmless from precancerous pancreatic cysts.

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 (excluding...

2011-06-08 08:09:00

CALGARY, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc.

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.

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.

2011-04-04 22:13:32

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.

2011-04-04 17:02:41

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.

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...


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