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2014-06-02 08:32:06

Results show adding LBH589 to bortezomib and dexamethasone significantly improved PFS by 37%, meeting Phase III study primary endpoint1 EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today presented results from a pivotal Phase III trial showing a 37% improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) when using the investigational compound LBH589 (panobinostat) in combination with bortezomib[*] and dexamethasone compared to treatment with the same regimen with placebo in patients with...

2014-05-27 16:25:20

-Files patents on markers- TEL AVIV, Israel, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Life Sciences Investments Ltd. (OTC: BLGTY, TASE: BOLT), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes biomedical innovations grouped into clusters around defined medical conditions, announced today that Micromedic Technologies (TASE: MCTC), BioLight's cancer diagnostic cluster company, has identified several new genetic markers with high potential to predict necrosis of the jawbone in multiple...

2014-05-19 08:29:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB), a team of atheists, humanists and religious allies, just completed their second year with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night® fundraising campaign. FBB is a national partner in support of LLS's mission to find cures and ensure access to treatments for patients with blood cancers. As a Special Friend of Light The Night, FBB has raised $930,000 to date. In their first...

A Megadose Of The Measles Virus Kills Woman's Cancer In Early Trial
2014-05-15 11:15:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an early stage, proof-of-principle trial, researchers from the Mayo Clinic have demonstrated that a modified version of the measles virus is capable of destroying cancerous cells while leaving normal healthy tissue intact, according to a new report in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. In the trial, two patients with multiple myeloma were injected with a single massive dose of a genetically-engineered measles virus – enough to inoculate 10...

2014-04-07 08:29:25

CALGARY, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC) (NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced that research collaborators will make two poster presentations at the American Association for Cancer Research 2014 Annual Meeting. The Meeting is being held from April 6(th) to 9(th), 2014 in San Diego, CA. "The data presented by these collaborators is contributing to our evolving understanding of how REOLSYIN(®) works, what biomarkers may be predictive of improved...

2014-03-27 08:35:29

DUBLIN, Mar. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/48gc9x/therapeutic_class ) has announced the addition of the "Therapeutic Class Overview: Treating Refractory Hematological Malignancies" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Targeting unmet needs in the treatment of cancer/ hematological malignancies through innovative drug development strategies have witnessed favorable...

2014-03-26 08:22:56

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lnx8jm/treating ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis on Treating Refractory Hematological Malignancies for Multiple Myeloma" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) "Concise Analysis on Treating Refractory Hematological Malignancies for Multiple Myeloma", provides an overview of the therapies for Multiple Myeloma (Newly...

2014-02-24 12:26:25

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just 10 years ago, older patients were typically considered ineligible to receive a blood or bone marrow transplantation (BMT) to treat their blood cancer, but today, patients age 65 and older not only qualify for BMT therapy but are the fastest growing group of recipients. This was reported at the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) annual meeting as it celebrates its 20(th) anniversary and reflects...

2014-01-13 08:26:47

Phase 1 Trial of BL-8040 expected to begin in Q2 2014; top-line results expected in H2 2014 JERUSALEM, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLineRx (NASDAQ: BLRX; TASE: BLRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing promising therapeutic candidates, announced today that it has filed the necessary regulatory submissions to commence a Phase 1 trial for BL-8040, a novel treatment for the mobilization of stem cells from the bone...

2013-12-09 14:08:58

Bortezomib (Velcade) reduces GVHD, boosts survival Adding bortezomib (Velcade) to standard preventive therapy for graft-versus-host-disease (GVHD) results in improved outcomes for patients receiving stem-cell transplants from mismatched and unrelated donors, according to researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. In a new phase 2 trial, patients treated with bortezomib had lower rates of severe acute GVHD and treatment-related mortality, and experienced better one-year overall...


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