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Although more than two fifths of lung cancers are diagnosed in patients over 70, data from clinical trials on the safest and most effective treatments for this age group are scarce.
NUTLEY, N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that Mike Burgess, M.D., Ph.D., has been named Head of the Oncology Discovery and Translational Area (DTA) (1), effective immediately.
BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Biodesix today announced that results from the VeriStrat biomarker analysis of a Phase III clinical trial will be presented by David Carbone, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, on Friday, April 30th at the 2nd European Lung Cancer Conference to be held in Geneva, Switzerland.
Biopsy-based study tilts field toward personalized treatment, more efficient clinical trials.
SAN DIEGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Tragara Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the completion of patient enrollment to its APRiCOT-L study, a phase II clinical trial of its oral, once-daily anti-cancer agent, CapoxigemÂ® (apricoxib, TG01), in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Results reported in the April 2nd issue of the journal Cell, a Cell Press publication, reveal a new source for the drug resistance that crops up all too often and quickly in the tumors of cancer patients undergoing therapy.
'Salvage' therapy just as suitable for NSCLC patients over age 70 as for younger patients.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the first patient has received an initial dose in a Phase 1/2 clinical study combining MM-121 with Tarceva(Â®) (erlotinib) in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Weighing both magnitude of survival benefit and expense, researchers found that the drug erlotinib, which was found to improve overall survival by 2 months in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, is marginally cost-effective.
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) announced today that the U.S.
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