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2014-09-29 08:29:46

Final data after 49-month follow-up analysis in chemotherapy-naïve men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer presented at European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - A final analysis of the Phase 3 COU-AA-302 trial presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) conference in Madrid, Spain showed that ZYTIGA(®) (abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone significantly prolonged overall survival (OS), compared to...

2014-09-28 08:21:14

Final analysis of Phase 3 COU-AA-302 study presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A final analysis of the Phase 3 COU-AA-302 trial presented today at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress in Madrid, Spain showed that ZYTIGA(®) (abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone significantly prolonged overall survival (OS), compared to an active control of placebo plus prednisone, in men...

2014-09-04 23:03:46

MedicationDiscountCard.com offers Veramyst discount cards, along with discount cards for other similar medications. These discount cards can save patients 10-75% on prescription drugs that treat or help manage COPD. Margate City, NJ (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control indicate that nearly 7% of the US population is currently dealing with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD (cdc.gov/Features/copdadults/). It may also be called COLD...

2014-07-07 11:39:51

European League Against Rheumatism Slower dose tapering and absence of positive serology reduce risk of flare A new study presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) showed that, for the majority of lupus patients who are in remission, it is possible to successfully stop immunosuppressant therapy without triggering a flare of their disease. Within two years, it was possible to stop the immunosuppressant in about 70% of clinically stable...

2014-06-02 08:30:44

Phase 2 study data presented at the 50th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology HORSHAM, Pa., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abiraterone acetate (ZYTIGA(®)) plus prednisone demonstrated statistically significant reductions in PSA levels at six months, the primary endpoint of the IMAAGEN trial, which evaluates the investigational use of abiraterone acetate plus prednisone (5 mg once daily) in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer...

2013-09-25 11:02:09

Abiraterone acetate, a recently FDA-approved drug used to treat men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, significantly delays progression of pain and quality of life deterioration when taken in conjunction with prednisone. The study, published Sept. 24 in Lancet Oncology, was led by Ethan Basch, MD, director of the Cancer Outcomes Research Program at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Researchers measured the pain and quality of life...

2013-09-18 12:55:59

A preclinical study led by researchers at Children’s National Medical Center has found that a new oral drug shows early promise for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The results, published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, show that the drug, VBP15, decreases inflammation and protects and strengthens muscle without the harsh side effects linked to current treatments with glucocorticoids such as prednisone. Duchenne muscular dystrophy results in severe muscle degeneration and...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'