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2009-07-22 15:05:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI) today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, and provided highlights of recent key developments. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080416/HGSLOGO ) "Both BENLYSTA(TM) and ZALBIN(TM) (formerly Albuferon(R)) continued to make excellent progress toward commercialization in the second quarter of 2009," said H. Thomas Watkins, President and Chief Executive...

2009-06-10 07:00:00

- Career Development Award to Study Biology of Bavituximab and Chemotherapy in Lung Cancer Awarded to Dr. David Gerber of UT Southwestern Medical Center - - New Study Complements Ongoing Bavituximab Plus Carboplatin/Paclitaxel Phase II NSCLC Trial that has Shown Promising Preliminary Results - TUSTIN, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today announced that the ASCO Research Foundation has awarded one of its 2009 Career Development Awards...

2009-06-03 07:02:00

- 71% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Docetaxel in Advanced Breast Cancer - - 65% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Carboplatin/Paclitaxel in Advanced Lung Cancer - - 64% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Carboplatin/Paclitaxel in Advanced Breast Cancer - - Data in All Three Studies Surpassed Pre-Established Criteria for Expansion of Patient Enrollment - - Positive Initial Data across Indications and Chemotherapy Regimens Suggests Bavituximab Could...

2009-06-01 06:00:00

Data indicate target-dependent activity in breast cancer patients with high expression of EpCAM ORLANDO, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, presented data from a clinical trial investigating its anti-EpCAM human antibody adecatumumab (MT201) in combination with the chemotherapeutic docetaxel in patients with metastatic...

2009-05-19 05:00:00

HOUSTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Agennix announced today that talactoferrin alfa (talactoferrin) has been granted Fast Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first-line treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) in combination with sunitinib (Sutent(R) - Pfizer). The Fast Track program is designed to expedite the review of investigational drugs for the treatment of patients with serious or life-threatening diseases where there is an unmet medical need. Fast...

2009-05-15 07:30:00

Results from Phase 2 Clinical Trials of Carfilzomib in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma and Advanced Solid Tumors Featured in Oral Presentations SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteolix, Inc. today announced that data from clinical trials of carfilzomib in multiple myeloma and advanced solid tumors will be presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) being held May 29 - June 2, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. Carfilzomib is the first in...

2009-05-05 07:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD) today announced that the independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC), after review of available information regarding the efficacy, safety and quality of trial conduct, recommends that the SPEAR (Study of Picoplatin Efficacy After Relapse) trial continue. The international, pivotal Phase 3 trial is evaluating the efficacy and safety of picoplatin in patients with small cell lung cancer...

2009-05-04 06:45:00

-Preliminary Data from This Trial to be Presented at ASCO- -First Phase II Trial in Bavituximab Cancer Program to Complete Patient Enrollment- TUSTIN, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today announced that it has completed enrollment in its Phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with docetaxel in advanced breast cancer patients. The planned 46 patients have been enrolled and are currently undergoing treatment and follow-up....

2009-04-27 07:00:00

- Updated Data from Initial Cohort Shows Nine of 14 Evaluable Patients Receiving Bavituximab in Combination with Carboplatin + Paclitaxel Achieved an Objective Tumor Response - - Patient Dosing Underway in Expansion Stage of Trial with Target of Enrolling 46 Patients Overall - TUSTIN, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM), today announced that updated preliminary data from its Phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with...

2009-04-22 09:00:00

QUEBEC CITY, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (TSX: AEZ; Nasdaq: AEZS), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today presented a poster outlining Phase 1 results for its orally-active tubulin and topoisomerase II inhibitor compound, AEZS-112, in patients with advanced solid tumors or lymphoma, which may potentially provide a new therapeutic approach for the treatment of cancer. The poster was presented at the American Association...


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