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2010-12-03 16:01:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today it is planning regulatory submissions of bosutinib in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) based on data from a clinical program evaluating the compound in newly diagnosed and previously treated patients. These regulatory submissions are planned for 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100416/PFIZERLOGO) Pfizer has begun the process of preparing a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA)...

2010-11-29 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) said today that new data on investigational compounds in its hematology portfolio will be presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in Orlando, December 4-7. Key highlights include results from a Phase 3 study, called the BELA (Bosutinib Efficacy and safety in chronic myeloid LeukemiA) study, involving bosutinib for the treatment of newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome positive...

2010-11-22 06:00:00

SINGAPORE, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- S*BIO Pte Ltd today announced that a fourth novel, potential best-in-class compound discovered and developed by S*BIO has entered a Phase 1 clinical trial. The initiation of the study for S*BIO's oral multi-kinase inhibitor, SB1317 or TG02, in patients with advanced/refractory hematologic malignancies has triggered a payment from S*BIO's development and commercialization partner for the program, Tragara Pharmaceuticals. "The advancement of our...

2010-11-20 00:00:47

Results from Phase II biomarker analysis of erlotinib in combination with sorafenib presented at Molecular Targets in Cancer Therapeutic meeting in Berlin, Germany. Broomfield, CO (Vocus) November 19, 2010 Results from the VeriStrat analysis of a phase II trial of first line erlotinib in combination with sorafenib in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) were presented today at the 22nd EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium on Molecular Targets in Cancer Therapeutics being held in...

2010-11-18 15:30:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that the company will host two investor events in December: ASH Briefing December 7, 2010 - 10:00 a.m. ET Investigators will discuss data presentations surrounding carfilzomib in relapsed and/or refractory multiple myeloma, as featured at the 52nd American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Orlando, Florida. The teleconference will begin at 10:00 a.m....

2010-11-10 15:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that it will present at the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (7:30 a.m. Pacific Time). Interested parties may access a live webcast of the presentation on our website at: http://www.onyx-pharm.com/view.cfm/32/Event-Calendar It is recommended that listeners log on 15 minutes early in order to...

2010-11-04 15:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that it will present at the Credit Suisse 2010 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific Time). Interested parties may access a live webcast of the presentation on our website at: http://www.onyx-pharm.com/view.cfm/32/Event-Calendar It is recommended that listeners log on 15 minutes early in order to register and download any...

2010-10-28 11:44:00

Patients with rare type of leukemia now have another treatment option SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for Sprycel (dasatinib) for the treatment of a rare blood cancer when it is first diagnosed. The cancer, called Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CP-CML), is a slowly progressing blood and bone marrow disease linked to a genetic abnormality. (Logo:...

2010-10-26 15:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that it will host a webcast and teleconference with management to provide a general business overview, as well as to discuss third quarter 2010 financial results, on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (2:00 p.m. Pacific Time). Financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010 will be released earlier that day. Interested parties may access a...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), the majority of surveyed European oncologists who favor Pfizer's Sutent indicate that they would switch to an emerging therapy only if it extended progression-free survival (PFS) by at least an additional two to three months, assuming the agent's safety and tolerability...