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2014-06-02 08:29:28

QUEBEC CITY, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced that a poster was presented on the design of its current ZoptEC (Zoptarelin doxorubicin in Endometrial Cancer) Phase 3 trial in women with advanced, recurrent or metastatic endometrial cancer. The poster #TPS5630 titled, "ZoptEC: Phase 3 study of zoptarelin doxorubicin (AEZS-108)in platinum-taxane pretreated endometrial cancer (Study AEZS-108-050)", D. S. Miller,...

2014-04-17 16:26:55

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoSmart(®) and NanoValent, private pharmaceutical companies developing novel cancer pharmaceuticals, have entered into a research collaboration agreement to explore the feasibility of jointly developing an ANA-conjugated liposomal doxorubicin nanoparticle for the treatment of ovarian cancer and other solid tumors. The joint project combines NanoValent's hybrid polymerized liposomal nanoparticle (HPLN), which can be loaded with...

2013-12-12 10:59:30

98.7 percent are cancer free for at least 3 years A remarkable 98.7 percent of certain lower-risk breast cancer patients were cancer free for at least three years after taking a combination of the drugs Herceptin and Taxol, a study has found. The study is the first major trial to examine the Herceptin-Taxol combination in patients who have a type of breast cancer with the biology known as small, node-negative, HER2+. Results were presented during the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer...

2013-03-08 23:04:38

A recent FDA-approved combination of therapies used to target HER2-positive breast cancer does not lead to increased cardiac problems for patients, but doctors should regularly perform cardiac monitoring on their cancer patients until additional long-term cardiac safety data become available, according to the first phase III study of the combined treatments. The study, published in The Oncologist, was led by Dr. Sandra M. Swain, MD, Medical Director of the Washington Cancer Institute at...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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