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2014-04-04 08:25:23

SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) today announced that as a result of a recommendation received yesterday from an independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC), it is temporarily halting patient enrollment and dosing of PEGPH20 in an ongoing Phase 2 trial (Study 202) evaluating PEGPH20 in patients with pancreatic cancer. The DMC is assessing clinical data that indicates a possible difference in the thromboembolic event rate between the...

2014-04-01 00:21:53

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in the pivotal clinical trial designed to support approval of Cynviloq for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. The registration trial referred to as TRIBECA(TM) (TRIal designed to evaluate BioEquivalence...

2014-03-26 08:29:22

Company Seeking Global Marketing Partners for its Proprietary Vitamin B-12 Drug Delivery Technology NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), an emerging biotechnology company, announced today that it is leveraging its proprietary CobaCyte(TM) drug delivery platform technology to create new formulations of active pharmaceutical agents. Access recently submitted an additional patent application to protect improvements in the technology and...

2014-03-19 16:23:55

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced today to having received regulatory and ethics approvals to initiate the first clinical study of an oral form of paclitaxel (Oraxol) in Dunedin Hospital in Otago, New Zealand. This is the first clinical study of Oraxol in New Zealand. Oraxol is also currently in clinical studies conducted in Korea and in the United States of America. Dr. Rudolf Kwan, Chief Medical Officer of Kinex stated "Kinex is...

2014-03-18 08:32:43

-- ABRAXANE plus gemcitabine approved by the TGA for the first-line treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer MELBOURNE, Australia, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian biopharmaceutical company Specialised Therapeutics Australia (STA) is pleased to announce that ABRAXANE(®) (nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel) in combination with gemcitabine in now approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for the first-line treatment of metastatic pancreatic cancer. The TGA approved...

2014-03-17 08:29:58

SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) reported that it has changed its corporate name and business to Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. in connection with its strategic collaboration and funding arrangement concluded with China-based Shanxi Taxus Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140317/LA83695LOGO The strategic collaboration is designed to support the commercial development of Generx(®) and...

2014-03-13 08:28:11

CALGARY, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") today announced its financial results and operational highlights for the year ended December 31, 2014. "In 2013, we reported data from a number of clinical studies, which included our first data correlating specific biomarkers with survival in NSCLC lung cancer patients and culminated with the reporting of our first randomized data in head and neck cancer," said...

2014-03-06 08:29:53

SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, announced today that it will present a comparison of the pharmacokinetic (PK) properties of Cynviloq and nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane(®)) at the 31(st )Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference in Miami Beach, Florida. Highlights of the findings include new and historical data on PK bioequivalence of...

2014-03-03 08:32:55

SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) reported that it has entered into a strategic collaboration and funding arrangement with Shanxi Taxus Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd., which is affiliated with Shenzhen Forntsea Taxus Industry Capital Management, to support the worldwide clinical and commercial development of Cardium's advanced regenerative medicine therapeutics products, including Generx® product candidate and Excellagen®,...

2014-02-27 08:30:00

Patient Recruitment Now Underway at Treatment Centers Across the United States WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. today announced the start of a large, randomized Phase 3 trial to compare the efficacy, safety and tolerability of eribulin mesylate to standard weekly paclitaxel as a first- or second- line treatment for HER2-negative locally recurrent or metastatic breast cancer (MBC). Recruitment is currently active for this multicenter study, conducted in...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
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