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BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biodesix announces the enrollment of initial subjects into CASTLE, the inaugural study of the Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI, pronounced as "Alchemy").
Two sets of gene expression profiles predict response to a common lung cancer drug for patients that have no guiding indicators for their treatment now.
A detailed analysis of lung tumors that became resistant to targeted therapy drugs has revealed two previously unreported resistance mechanisms.
LSU oncologist Vince D. Cataldo, MD, is the lead author of a review article reporting two chemotherapy drugs now indicated for second and third-line therapy in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer are remarkably effective in treating a certain subset of these patients.
The targeted cancer drug erlotinib has comparable efficacy to chemotherapy, and is better tolerated, in hard-to-treat cases where a patient's cancer has progressed quickly after treatment with first-line therapy.
Spanish researchers have identified a gene whose expression level strongly predicts how well certain lung cancer patients will respond to treatment with the drug erlotinib.
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Proacta Incorporated and Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd.
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage epigenetics oncology company, today announced that Joanna Horobin, M.D., the company's president and CEO, will present at the Biotech Showcase 2011 on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
A combination therapy for treating cancer discovered at the University of Colorado Cancer Center showed improved survival rates in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Combining epigenetic therapy and molecular targeted therapy has shown promising results for combating advanced lung cancer.
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