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2014-07-16 23:08:14

Researchers say pemetrexed (Alimta), the top chemotherapy drug for mesothelioma, may carry a risk of acute kidney injury, even in patients whose baseline kidney function falls within recommended limits. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Italian scientists say patients on the popular mesothelioma drug pemetrexed may need to take certain precautions to avoid damaging their kidneys. An article on the new research has just been published on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. Click here to...

2014-06-26 08:26:57

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: KOL Insight: Prostate Cancer: Competition intensifies in race to the tophttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/kol_insight_prostate_cancer_competition_intensifies_race_top.html IntroductionThe Prostate Cancer market has seen a number of progressive changes in recent years. The launches of Johnson & Johnson's Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) and Medivation/Astellas's Xtandi...

2014-06-02 08:30:44

Phase 2 study data presented at the 50th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology HORSHAM, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abiraterone acetate (ZYTIGA(®)) plus prednisone demonstrated statistically significant reductions in PSA levels at six months, the primary endpoint of the IMAAGEN trial, which evaluates the investigational use of abiraterone acetate plus prednisone (5 mg once daily) in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer...

2014-05-29 08:28:58

Appointees join Caris' distinguished clinical and scientific team to accelerate the development and commercialization of innovative precision medicine technologies IRVING, Texas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, announced today that it has assembled leading scientists and clinical experts to join its newly created Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). This team will assist the...

2014-05-20 16:26:25

Two Studies Presented at 2014 AUA Annual Meeting SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced the presentation of data showing that its Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier, a genomic test capable of predicting metastatic prostate cancer, was able to identify patients that may be spared of radiation therapy after prostate surgery who would have been otherwise classified as high risk based on current clinical practice guidelines. In a separate study,...

2014-05-05 20:23:52

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Renal Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/renal_cell_carcinoma_global_clinical_trials_review.htmlRenal Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Renal Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Renal Cell Carcinoma...

2014-04-23 08:31:00

Third Phase 3 Trial of Custirsen to Receive FDA Fast Track Designation BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to the investigation of custirsen when administered in combination with cabazitaxel/prednisone for the treatment of men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) following...

2014-04-02 04:21:20

WHIPPANY, N.J., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the company has begun to enroll patients in a trial studying Xofigo(®) (radium Ra 223 dichloride) injection in combination with abiraterone acetate and prednisone/prednisolone for the treatment of asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic chemotherapy-naive patients with bone predominant metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled...

2014-02-11 08:30:37

BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced that the pre-specified number of events required for final analysis of the Phase 3 SYNERGY trial has been reached. The primary efficacy endpoint of SYNERGY will analyze overall survival benefit for custirsen in combination with standard first-line docetaxel chemotherapy and prednisone in men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer...

2014-02-03 08:27:30

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the appointment of distinguished breast cancer specialist, George W. Sledge, Jr., M.D., to its board of directors as an independent director. Dr. Sledge is currently professor and chief of medical oncology at Stanford University Medical Center. He specializes in the study and treatment of breast cancer and directed the first large, nationwide study on the use of paclitaxel to treat advanced...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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