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Using two drugs that inhibit the growth factor HER2 for preoperative treatment of early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer appears to have better results than treatment with a single agent.
Adding pertuzumab to a combination of trastuzumab and docetaxel chemotherapy extended progression-free survival by a median of 6.1 months in patients with metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer compared with patients who received the combination therapy with placebo.
Research into new methods to prevent and slow metastatic breast cancer will be presented this week at the Era of Hope conference, a scientific meeting hosted by the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP).
(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ A new study reveals that cancer patients treated with the drugs sunitinib and sorafenib responded to the flu vaccine, which suggests the agents do not damage the immune system as much as previously feared. "The damage that chemotherapy does to normal, healthy cells as it treats cancer has been well documented, but the precise effect that the new class of targeted agents has on the immune system is less well known. This study helps us answer that question," Keith...
A treatment that combines a chemotherapy agent that is approved to treat breast cancer and a cancer-fighting antibody may be a promising therapy for colon cancer, according to new research.
A new treatment for colon cancer that combines a chemotherapy agent approved to treat breast cancer and a cancer-fighting antibody is ready for clinical trials.
A subset of breast cancer patients who have tumors overexpressing a protein called the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER-2 positive) may benefit from a combination of targeted treatments and may not need chemotherapy.
MM-111 in pre-clinical combinations with lapatinib and endocrine therapies MM-302 in pre-clinical studies explaining its mechanism of action Cambridge, Mass. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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