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2010-10-25 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC), the majority of surveyed European oncologists who favor Pfizer's Sutent indicate that they would switch to an emerging therapy only if it extended progression-free survival (PFS) by at least an additional two to three months, assuming the agent's safety and tolerability...

2010-10-21 00:00:41

Galil Medical's TRACE Renal Registry tracks the use and effectiveness of kidney cryotherapy. Arden Hills, MN (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Galil Medical, a global leader in minimally invasive cryotherapy cancer treatments, announced today that Columbia University Medical Center enrolled their first TRACE Registry patient. The TRACE (Tracking Renal Tumors After Cryoablation Evaluation) Registry will allow physicians and the company to follow and evaluate the use and effectiveness of cryotherapy...

2010-10-11 12:14:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 120 cancer survivors and caregivers, cancer-treating physicians, and patient advocates gathered in San Diego to share their Proleukin® (aldesleukin for injection) treatment experiences. The theme of the meeting, Celebrating Our (Un)Common Journey Patient Summit, is believed to be the largest-ever gathering of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) and metastatic melanoma (skin cancer) survivors. The Summit, which...

2010-10-08 07:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Argos Therapeutics today announced that Jeff Abbey, the company's president and chief executive officer, will present recent clinical developments and a corporate overview at the 18th Annual BioPartnering Europe conference in London at 12:15 p.m. BST on Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. The conference will take place at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre. Argos recently presented favorable progression-free survival and safety results from an ongoing Phase...

2010-10-07 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Oncology will present new data across its portfolio representing novel approaches to researching treatments for patients with rare and difficult-to-treat cancers. These results will be presented at the 35(th) European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress in Milan, Italy from October 8-12. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100416/PFIZERLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100416/PFIZERLOGO ) "Pfizer...

2010-10-01 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Argos Therapeutics announced that its Arcelis immunotherapy for renal cell carcinoma (RCC), AGS-003, demonstrated favorable progression-free survival (PFS) and safety in combination with sunitinib, based upon updated results from an ongoing Phase 2 trial. The interim data demonstrated positive median PFS results in unfavorable risk, newly diagnosed, metastatic RCC (mRCC) patients. The median PFS was 14.9 months for intermediate risk and six months for poor...

2010-09-27 16:01:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Inc. announced today the discontinuation of the SUN 1120 Phase 3 trial evaluating SUTENT® (sunitinib malate) in combination with prednisone for men with advanced castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) that had progressed despite treatment with a docetaxel-based chemotherapy regimen. During a scheduled interim analysis, an independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) found that the combination of sunitinib with...

2010-09-24 07:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Argos Therapeutics today announced that results from its Arcelis(TM) immunotherapy Phase 2 study for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) have been accepted for a poster presentation at the Ninth International Kidney Cancer Symposium on Oct. 1-2 in Chicago. The study is an open-label Phase 2 trial that enrolled 25 patients with newly diagnosed metastatic clear cell RCC. Post-nephrectomy, subjects received sunitinib and then concomitant...

2010-09-21 05:02:00

TUEBINGEN, Germany, September 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Investment Allows immatics to Perform Pivotal Study With its Lead Vaccine IMA901 in Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) - Study to Start in 2010 - IMA901 Phase II Trial has Shown the Potential to Confer an Overall Survival Benefit - Financing Supported by Both New and Existing Investors immatics biotechnologies GmbH, a biopharmaceutical company developing advanced therapeutic vaccines that are active...

2010-08-26 16:58:44

August JVIR supplement offers review of outcomes, state-of-the-art devices and uses to medically kill cancer The unprecedented growth and promise of using thermal ablation to target and kill cancer is the subject of the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology's August supplement, "Thermal Ablation 2010: At the Crossroads of Past Success, Current Goals and Future Technology." "The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology supplement sheds light on the development of multiple...