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2014-01-17 20:21:56

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Study shows ABRAXANE plus gemcitabine combination therapy further extends overall survival benefit -- First Phase III trial in metastatic pancreatic cancer to report three year survival rates[1] -- New standard of care for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer A leading breast cancer drug, ABRAXANE(®)( )(nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel), has been shown to extend overall survival (OS) for...

2014-01-13 12:28:03

LONDON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Next Generation Stent Technologies (Technical Insights) Milestones in stent technologies achieved through proper funding sources This research service (RS) is a study on the funding prospects in the stent market. Stents are one of the most breakthrough medical devices in the cardiology market. The RS delivers content on the prevalent investor climate in this industry, and attempts to...

2014-01-13 04:20:46

SEATTLE, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Novartis to reacquire rights to two anti-cancer compounds -- pixantrone (PIXUVRI(®)) and paclitaxel poliglumex (Opaxio(TM)). Under the terms of the previous agreement, CTI has been responsible for development and commercialization activities and expenses for both compounds to date. Upon the effective date of termination, CTI will regain...

2013-12-12 10:59:30

98.7 percent are cancer free for at least 3 years A remarkable 98.7 percent of certain lower-risk breast cancer patients were cancer free for at least three years after taking a combination of the drugs Herceptin and Taxol, a study has found. The study is the first major trial to examine the Herceptin-Taxol combination in patients who have a type of breast cancer with the biology known as small, node-negative, HER2+. Results were presented during the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer...

2013-12-11 13:14:42

A drug now used to treat a type of lymphoma has shown surprising benefit in preclinical studies of inflammatory breast cancer, according to a researcher at Thomas Jefferson University’s Kimmel Cancer Center. The finding, published in the October issue of the Journal of Experimental Therapeutics and Oncology, has led to development of a phase 1/2 clinical trial at Kimmel Cancer Center to test the agent, Romidepsin (Istodax™), in combination with nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane™) chemotherapy...

2013-11-13 13:23:44

Phase III trial examines pathological complete response rate Giving trastuzumab and anthracyclines at the same time is effective at treating HER-2-positive breast cancer, but there is concern that this combination can be associated with an increased risk of cardiac toxicity. New research from Aman Buzdar M.D., professor and vice president of clinical research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and colleagues in the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, shows these...


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