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2010-08-19 08:36:00

ROME, August 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Radioactive yttrium-90 labelled resin microspheres (SIR-Spheres; Sirtex Medical, Sydney, Australia) appear to be a safe and effective treatment for patients with colorectal cancer liver metastases who have failed available chemotherapy options, according to the final results of a prospective clinical multi-centre phase II trial conducted by the Italian Society of Locoregional Therapies in Oncology (SITILO) and published in the British Journal of...

2010-08-11 08:20:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced top-line results from a randomized Phase 3 trial evaluating Vectibix® (panitumumab) as a first-line treatment in patients with recurrent and/or metastatic squamous cell head and neck cancer. The data showed the addition of Vectibix to platinum-based chemotherapy did not result in a statistically significant improvement in overall survival, the primary endpoint, compared to...

2010-06-29 08:10:00

QUEBEC CITY, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrine therapy, today announced that abstract O-0017, entitled, "Subset Analysis of 5-FU Refractory Patients from a Randomized Phase 2 Study of Perifosine + Capecitabine (P-CAP) vs. Placebo + Capecitabine (CAP) in Patients with 2nd or 3rd Line Metastatic CRC", has been selected for oral presentation at the upcoming...

2010-06-29 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced that abstract O-0017, entitled "Subset Analysis of 5-FU Refractory Patients from a Randomized Ph II Study of Perifosine + Capecitabine (P-CAP) vs. Placebo + Capecitabine (CAP) in Patients with 2nd or 3rd Line Metastatic CRC" has been selected for oral presentation at the upcoming 12th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer, to be held in Barcelona, Spain from June 30 - July 2, 2010....

2010-06-08 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today reported final results on the clinical activity of KRX-0401 (perifosine), the Company's oral anti-cancer agent that inhibits Akt activation in the phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) pathway, in combination with capecitabine (Xeloda®) as a treatment for advanced, metastatic colorectal cancer. Abstract #3531, entitled, "Final results of a randomized phase II study of perifosine in...

2010-05-20 17:08:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that results from studies involving nine molecules in the Company's oncology portfolio will be presented at the 2010 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, June 4( )- 8, 2010 in Chicago. "Cancer is a complex disease that requires a comprehensive approach. Our goal is to help patients battle cancer by leveraging our understanding of cancer biology and pharmacogenomics to...

2010-04-12 08:29:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that results from several preclinical studies investigating potential new cancer agents and a comprehensive biomarker analysis will be presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 101st Annual Meeting 2010 in Washington, D.C. from April 17 - 21, 2010. Results from a biomarker analysis of the pivotal Phase 3 Vectibix® (panitumumab) "408" trial will be...

2010-04-08 07:35:00

Phase 3 X-PECT Trial (Xeloda(R)) + Perifosine Evaluation in Colorectal Cancer Treatment) being conducted by partner Keryx Biopharmaceuticals pursuant to Special Protocol Assessment with the Food and Drug Administration QUEBEC CITY, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrine therapy, today announced the initiation of a Phase 3 registration clinical trial with...

2010-04-08 07:30:00

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) announced today the initiation of a Phase 3 registration clinical trial for KRX-0401 (perifosine), the Company's novel, potentially first-in-class, oral anti-cancer agent that inhibits Akt activation in the phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) pathway, for the treatment of patients with refractory advanced colorectal cancer. The Phase 3 trial, entitled the "X-PECT" (Xeloda® + Perifosine...

2010-04-05 07:40:00

QUEBEC CITY, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ) (the "Company"), a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and endocrine therapy, today announced that its partner, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: KERX), was granted Fast Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for perifosine (KRX-0401), the Company's novel, potentially first-in-class, oral anti-cancer agent that inhibits the phosphoinositide 3-kinase...


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