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2014-07-22 08:32:36

Additional Independent Review Board Approvals Expected for Phase 2 Trial (Study 202) SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO) today announced that it has resumed enrollment and dosing of patients in its ongoing Phase 2 trial (Study 202) evaluating PEGPH20 in patients with pancreatic cancer under the revised clinical protocol agreed to with the FDA in June. PEGPH20 is an investigational PEGylated form of Halozyme's proprietary recombinant...

2014-07-15 23:14:44

Targeted therapy for pancreatic cancer is based on personalized medicine approach Somerville, Massachusetts (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 ANDARIX Pharmaceuticals, a leader in the discovery and development of targeted peptide therapy for cancer announced today that Tozaride, the Company's lead candidate, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is responsible for significant cancer...

2014-07-14 08:26:56

The registry will bring together data from patients and cutting-edge researchers, all working to improve care and develop new and better therapies for individuals suffering from pancreatic diseases SALT LAKE CITY, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedy Informatics, the leading provider of registry-based clinical informatics software for healthcare delivery and life sciences research, announced that it has teamed up with the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) to build the first-ever...

2014-07-14 08:23:52

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical competitor is focused on developing and preparing to commercialize treatments for cancer and diabetes based upon a proprietary cellulose-based live-cell encapsulation technology, called Cell-in-a-Box®. This unique technology is intended for use as a platform upon which treatments for several types of cancer, including advanced, inoperable pancreatic cancer, and diabetes are being...

2014-07-08 08:29:42

CALGARY, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced completion of patient enrollment in a two-arm randomized phase II study of carboplatin, paclitaxel plus REOLYSIN(®) versus carboplatin and paclitaxel alone in the first line treatment of patients with recurrent or metastatic pancreatic cancer (OSU-10045). The principal investigator is Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, associate professor and gastrointestinal oncology section...

2014-07-05 23:01:25

The Firm is evaluating Byetta lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis or thyroid cancer, due to their use of the Type 2 diabetes medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 Hundreds of Byetta lawsuits (http://www.byettalawsuit.com) and other incretin mimetic claims continue to move forward in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to...

2014-07-02 10:16:43

APS A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer—the fourth most common cause of cancer death in the U.S.—can be devastating. Due in part to aggressive cell replication and tumor growth, pancreatic cancer progresses quickly and has a low five-year survival rate (less than 5 percent). GRP78, a protein that protects cells from dying, is more abundant in cancer cells and tissue than in normal organs and is thought to play a role in helping pancreatic cancer cells survive and thrive. Researchers at...

2014-07-01 11:38:54

IMIM The identification of new therapeutic targets is urgently needed due to the ineffectiveness of current targets Researchers from IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) have identified a new protein, galectin-1, as a possible therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer. For the first time they have demonstrated the effects of the inhibition of this protein in mice suffering this type of cancer and the results showed an increase in survival of 20%. The work further suggests...

2014-06-28 12:06:47

American Association for Cancer Research The longer a person took low-dose aspirin, the lower his or her risk for developing pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "We found that the use of low-dose aspirin was associated with cutting the risk of pancreatic cancer in half, with some evidence that the longer low-dose aspirin was used, the lower the risk," said...

2014-06-27 04:21:25

Pre-Settlement Case Funding Firm announces new program focus for plaintiffs of Byetta, as well as Actos, Januvia, and Victoza cases. LOS ANGELES, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, the Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, disclosed today a new lawsuit cash advance program that helps clients with cases facing Byetta complications. In 2011, after California medical researchers discovered that patients using Byetta are 3 times more at risk for Pancreatic cancer, the number of...


Latest pancreatic cancer Reference Libraries

Pancreas
2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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