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2014-03-25 12:29:41

Perjeta and Kadcyla are Reshaping the Treatment Algorithm for Patients with HER2-Positive Breast Cancer, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that efficacy more than any other factors drives oncologists' prescribing of targeted therapies for breast cancer and, according to the majority of surveyed oncologists, the escalating overall cost of drug treatment for breast cancer has little or no impact...

2014-03-18 12:31:29

The Majority of Surveyed Oncologists Have Already Prescribed Kadcyla, Just Nine Months Post-Launch, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that, at 18-months post-launch, over 85 percent of surveyed oncologists have prescribed Roche/Genentech's Perjeta for metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer. Since the last wave of the report was fielded six months previously, the average number of Perjeta-treated...

2014-02-20 08:32:05

SEATTLE, WA and BOULDER, CO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTY) and Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) today announced the initiation of a Phase 1b trial of ONT-380 (ARRY-380) in combination with Kadcyla® (ado-trastuzumab emtansine or TDM-1) in patients with metastatic HER2+ breast cancer. ONT-380 is an orally active, reversible and selective small-molecule HER2 inhibitor invented by Array and being developed by Oncothyreon in collaboration with Array....

2014-02-03 08:27:37

SEATTLE AND BOULDER, CO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTY) and Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRY) today announced the initiation of a Phase 1b trial of ONT-380 (ARRY-380) in combination with Xeloda® (capecitabine) and/or Herceptin® (trastuzumab) in patients with metastatic HER2+ breast cancer. ONT-380 is an orally active, reversible and selective small-molecule HER2 inhibitor invented by Array and being developed by Oncothyreon in collaboration with...

2013-12-11 12:02:49

Results from the initial analysis of event-free and overall survival for patients enrolled in the randomized, phase III Neoadjuvant Lapatinib and/or Trastuzumab Treatment Optimization (NeoALTTO) trial are to be presented here at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, held Dec. 10–14. "NeoALTTO is a randomized, phase III clinical trial evaluating whether a combination of two HER2-targeted therapies, trastuzumab and lapatinib, given with standard paclitaxel chemotherapy before...

2013-10-14 08:25:25

Prime Therapeutics analysis finds nearly 76 percent of patients taking Herceptin were treated in early stage breast cancer - important for predicting breast cancer future costs ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanded use of the common breast cancer drug Herceptin® (trastuzumab) can be tracked using pharmacy and medical administrative claims data, according to a new analysis by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime). Prime will be presenting the study...

2013-10-07 16:25:28

Leading Health Care Organizations Recommend to Test All Patients with Invasive Breast Cancer for HER2 Status NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today issued a joint, updated guideline aimed at improving the accuracy and reporting of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) testing in patients with invasive breast cancer. The guideline update is based on a systematic...

2013-10-07 08:25:26

SEATTLE, WA, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTY) today announced the presentation of final results from the first Phase 1 trial of ONT-380 at the American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference on Advances in Breast Cancer Research in San Diego. The results were presented by Virginia F. Borges, M.D., Associate Professor in the Division of Medical Oncology, University of Colorado School of Medicine. ONT-380 (also known as ARRY-380) is an orally...

2013-09-03 08:28:28

SEATTLE, WA, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTY) today announced the initiation of an investigator-sponsored trial of ONT-380 in combination with trastuzumab (Herceptin®) in patients with brain metastases from HER2+ breast cancer.  The trial is being conducted under the sponsorship of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.  ONT-380 (also known as ARRY-380) is an orally active, reversible and selective small-molecule HER2 inhibitor being...

2013-06-28 12:24:26

SAN DIEGO, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) announced today that Roche received a positive recommendation from the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) for the subcutaneous formulation of Herceptin(®) (trastuzumab) using Halozyme's recombinant human hyaluronidase (rHuPH20) for the treatment of patients with HER2-positive breast cancer in Europe. (Logo;...