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PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) announced today that the U.S.
Even when their tumors are shrinking in response to therapy, some non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients have a scattering of cancer cells that are undeterred by the drug, causing the tumor to resume its growth.
The interaction of enzymes â€“ especially the tyrosine kinases called Src and inducible nitric oxide synthase â€“ plays an important role in the growth of non-small cell lung cancers, the most common form of this deadly disease in the United States, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a report in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
The ability to make, test, and map the atomic structure of new anti-cancer agents has enabled a team scientists to discover a compound capable of halting a common type of drug-resistant lung cancer.
Panel Votes Against Approval of Tarceva(R) as Maintenance Drug WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, an advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration voted against the approval of Tarceva(R) (erlotinib) as maintenance treatment for advanced lung cancer patients.
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec.
Lapatinib plus trastuzumab are significantly better than lapatinib alone in extending the lives of breast cancer patients whose tumors are HER2-positive.
LONDON and PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In a clinical study, women with an aggressive form of breast cancer experienced a median survival of 14 months when treated with an investigational combination of TYKERBÂ® (lapatinib) plus HERCEPTINÂ® (trastuzumab).
Drug resistant lung cancer cells change their behavior in ways we do not understand to evade treatment, but these events can now be recapitulated and studied in mice.
UH Case Medical Center study in JCO reinforces focus on personalized treatment for patients based on ethnicity.