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2011-09-22 12:20:48

Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a way to image the spread of a particularly dangerous form of prostate cancer earlier than conventional imaging in use today, which may allow oncologists to find and treat these metastases more quickly and give patients a better chance at survival. The gene-based imaging system targets prostate cancers that have become resistant to androgen deprivation therapy, an aggressive form of the disease known as castration...

2011-02-18 07:09:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the presentation of Phase I/II safety and efficacy data for BPX-101, a novel drug-activated dendritic cell vaccine for metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), in three separate posters at the 2011 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium held in Orlando, Florida on February 17 - 19, 2011. Three leading medical specialty societies co-sponsor the symposium, including the American Society of...

2010-12-21 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced $3 million in Convertible Note funding. The new funds will be used to prepare for Phase II trials of BPX-101, the company's DeCIDe(TM) vaccine for metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), and CaspaCIDe(TM), a cell therapy safety switch under initial development in the hematopoietic stem cell therapy (HSCT) setting. The new funding brings the total raised to date to $11.5 million, including...

2010-11-10 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company developing novel therapies that can be precisely controlled after delivery, today announced the appointment of four new members to its Clinical Advisory Board (CAB). The new appointments enhance the range and depth of expertise of the CAB, which provides medical and strategic guidance for the company's product development and commercialization activities that include two programs in clinical trials. The...

2010-06-07 08:00:00

Results Presented at ASCO 2010 Annual Meeting Confirm Acceptable Safety Profile and Evidence of Biological Activity Including Declines in Circulating Tumor Cells and Reductions in Tumor Markers BOTHELL, WA, and VANCOUVER, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced final results from a Phase 1 trial. The primary purpose of this trial was to evaluate the safety and tolerability of OGX-427 up to doses of 1000 mg for the treatment of various...

2010-04-19 04:00:00

HOUSTON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a company developing therapeutic cancer vaccines, today announced the presentation of interim Phase I/II efficacy data for BPX-101, a novel dendritic cell vaccine for metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), in a Late Breaking poster at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 101st Annual Meeting 2010 held in Washington, D.C. Guru Sonpavde, M.D., Principal Investigator at The University of Texas...

2010-01-06 05:00:00

BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI), today announced that a randomized, controlled, investigator-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating OGX-427 when administered as a monotherapy to patients with castrate resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) has received grant funding. The funds were awarded by a third party granting agency to Dr. Kim Chi, a medical oncologist at the BC Cancer Agency, Research Scientist at the...

2009-06-24 05:00:00

BOTHELL, WA, and VANCOUVER, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today that the company has reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) via the special protocol assessment process (SPA) on an amendment to the design of a Phase 3 registration trial of OGX-011, its lead product candidate targeting castrate resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). The FDA has agreed on modifications to the study population of a previously...

2009-05-26 07:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascenta Therapeutics announced today that eleven presentations or publications on pre-clinical and clinical studies of AT-101, an oral, pan-Bcl-2 inhibitor, in several major tumor types will be made during the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, May 29-June 2, in Orlando, Florida. Abstracts are available at www.asco.org. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090227/PH75873LOGO ) Prostate Cancer MacVicar G, et al....


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.