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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...

2010-08-23 16:01:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE :PFE) announced today that the SUN 1087 trial of sunitinib in combination with erlotinib versus erlotinib demonstrated a statistically significant improvement in Progression-Free but not in Overall Survival in patients with previously treated advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Overall survival was the primary endpoint of the study and Progression-Free Survival was a secondary endpoint of the study. No new or...

2010-07-09 14:47:00

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Galil Medical, a global leader in minimally invasive cryotherapy cancer treatments, today announced that Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., has treated the first patient to be included in its new patient registry. The registry, called Tracking Renal Tumors After Cryoablation Evaluation (TRACE), will allow physicians and the company to follow and evaluate the use and effectiveness of cryotherapy treatment for patients with...

2010-07-01 00:25:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis") announced today that results of a Phase III study show Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets plus best supportive care (BSC) more than doubled progression-free survival, or time without tumor growth, versus placebo plus BSC in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET). The study, RADIANT-3 (RAD001 In Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors), was presented at the 12th World...

2010-06-29 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, through 2019, robust 4.1 percent annual growth in the renal cell carcinoma drug market will be driven primarily by the uptake of GlaxoSmithKline's Votrient/Patorma, the launches of premium-priced emerging therapies and an increase in diagnosed incidence and treatment rates. The Pharmacor 2010 findings from the topic...

2010-06-14 01:31:00

WAYNE, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that the final analysis of the Phase 3 NExUS (NSCLC research Experience Utilizing Sorafenib) trial evaluating Nexavar® (sorafenib) tablets in patients with advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) showed that the study did not meet its primary endpoint of improving overall survival in the...

2010-06-09 10:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare, a unit of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), today presented interim phase 2 study results of fluciclatide, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a federal research agency and part of the National Institutes of Health. Fluciclatide is an integrin-targeted radiopharmaceutical under development for oncology PET imaging. Esther Mena, MD, Associate Investigator at the NCI, presented preliminary data on the uptake...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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