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Latest non-small cell lung cancer Stories

2014-04-15 08:29:16

Trial Will Evaluate Investigational Compound's Efficacy and Safety as an Addition to Standard Chemotherapy in Previously-Untreated Patients NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced the initiation of a global Phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational compound, veliparib (ABT-888), in patients with previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The trial...

2014-04-07 16:10:23

A blood sample could one day be enough to diagnose many types of solid cancers, or to monitor the amount of cancer in a patient's body and responses to treatment. Previous versions of the approach, which relies on monitoring levels of tumor DNA circulating in the blood, have required cumbersome and time-consuming steps to customize it to each patient or have not been sufficiently sensitive. Now, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have devised a way to quickly bring...

2014-04-03 11:16:23

A team led by a scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has identified a new biomarker linked to better outcomes of patients with head and neck cancers and non-small cell lung cancer. The work could help scientists develop new diagnostics and therapies and help physicians determine the best long-term treatments for patients with these cancers. The findings, which were published this week online ahead of print by the journal Cancer, focus on a protein...

2014-03-26 16:25:46

- Data showed investigational treatment LDK378 (ceritinib) also achieved a median progression-free survival of seven months EAST HANOVER, N.J., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today announced that The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published clinical trial results showing the investigational compound LDK378 (ceritinib) achieved an overall response rate (ORR, including complete response [CR] and partial response [PR]) of 58% and a median progression-free survival (PFS) of seven...

2014-02-19 08:31:13

-- Ramucirumab Improved Survival in Second-Line Study of Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer -- INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the REVEL trial, a global Phase III study of ramucirumab in combination with chemotherapy in patients with second-line non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), showed a statistically significant improvement in the primary endpoint of overall survival in the ramucirumab-plus-docetaxel arm...

2014-01-09 08:27:02

Highlights BGB324's potential as a novel treatment for NSCLC in patients with acquired drug resistance BERGEN, Norway, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights BGB324's potential as a novel treatment for NSCLC in patients with acquired drug resistance BerGenBio AS ("BerGenBio" or the "Company"), an oncology biopharmaceutical company, announces that preclinical data demonstrating that its lead compound, BGB324 has potential...

2014-01-08 11:39:15

University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Institute researchers have found that using therapies specifically targeting the molecular profile of non-small-cell lung cancer with the mutated cancer-causing protein KRas is the most effective treatment strategy for patients with the condition. These findings are being presented via poster at the American Association for Cancer Research– International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Joint Conference on the Molecular Origins of Lung Cancer,...

2013-12-12 12:27:19

NSCLC Treatment Will Become Increasingly Personalized Due to Emergence of Novel Targeted Therapies with Companion Diagnostic Tests, According to Findings from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the entry of twelve new therapies into the non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) drug market will drive the market's growth from $4.9...

2013-11-04 23:19:01

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: PharmaPoint: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022. London (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 PharmaPoint: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - India Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 Summary Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) is the most common lung cancer, and the second-most common cancer in men and women. Historically, the treatment paradigm has centered around chemotherapy. However, the launch...

2013-11-04 23:04:31

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: PharmaPoint: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - UK Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022. London (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 PharmaPoint: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - UK Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 Summary Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) is the most common lung cancer, and the second-most common cancer in men and women. Historically, the treatment paradigm has centered around chemotherapy. However, the launch of...