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2014-05-14 20:23:42

Data underscore breadth of oncology portfolio WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that 10 abstracts highlighting new study results will be presented during the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), taking place in Chicago from May 30 to June 3, 2014. "Anchored by our human health care mission, Eisai's commitment to cancer patients and their families is evidenced by our focus on sometimes overlooked patient...

2014-05-14 16:29:06

WHIPPANY, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that data from its oncology portfolio, including NEXAVAR(®) (sorafenib) tablets, Xofigo(®) (radium Ra 223 dichloride) injection and Stivarga(®) (regorafenib) tablets, will be presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), May 30 - June 3, in Chicago, IL (USA). Bayer will also present data from its late stage clinical pipeline, investigating...

2014-05-12 23:08:41

Pulmonary arterial hypertension – a deadly, incurable lung condition – is one of only sixteen disease states FDA will focus on during the first three years of the Patient Focused Drug Development Initiative. The meeting represents a historic opportunity for patient input. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 On Tuesday, May 13, the Food and Drug Administration and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association will host a unique conversation between FDA drug reviewers and pulmonary arterial...

2014-05-07 12:29:49

Personalized Drug Treatment Will Emerge for HCC with the Approval of a Novel Biomarker-Targeted Agent, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the treatment landscape of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) will change dramatically through 2023 as new therapies gain approval and launch for second-line treatment of advanced HCC following disease progression/intolerance to first-line Nexavar (Bayer...

2014-04-29 23:11:40

CML-IQ delivers timely, accurate information to help people make informed decisions. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Every day in North America, about 16 people are diagnosed with a form of blood cancer called chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). This disease is characterized by an abnormal proliferation of white blood cells, which results in bruising, a swollen spleen and bleeding complications. Until recently, life expectancy was only a few years for people diagnosed with CML. That...

2014-04-07 08:30:00

Phase I Demonstrates Quizartinib Tolerability in Combination with Chemotherapy SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (Nasdaq: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced the initiation of the Phase 2 cohort of the MD Anderson Cancer Center-sponsored Phase 1/2 study of quizartinib in combination with either 5-azacitidine or low dose...

2014-04-03 12:29:29

Poor Efficacy and Physicians' Desire for Personalized Therapeutics Will Provide Opportunity for Developers of New Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that azacitidine (Celgene's Vidaza, generics) will continue to be the patient share leader in treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in the United States and major European markets during the 2013-2023 study period. According to...

2014-03-31 08:29:52

Defitelio®? (defibrotide) Launch Announced During the 40th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) 2014 DUBLIN and VILLA GUARDIA, Italy, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) and Gentium S.p.A., a Jazz Pharmaceuticals company, today announced the commencement of the European commercial launch of Defitelio®(?) (defibrotide), the first licensed product for the treatment of severe hepatic veno-occlusive...

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 08:23:02

DUBLIN, Mar. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pt8tl4/treating ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of New Methods for Treating Refractory Hematological Malignancies - Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Targeting unmet needs in the treatment of cancer through innovative drug development strategies have...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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