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2008-10-06 15:00:41

Blockbuster cancer drug Avastin has suffered a setback, failing to improve overall survival when added to Tarceva in a Phase III trial for second-line advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

2008-10-06 09:00:09

Genentech and OSI Pharmaceuticals have announced that a randomized Phase III study evaluating Avastin in combination with Tarceva in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer whose disease had progressed following platinum-based chemotherapy did not meet its primary endpoint of improving overall survival compared to Tarceva in combination with placebo.

2008-09-08 09:00:52

Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYCC) (NASDAQ:CYCCP) announced today the appointment of Nicholas Bacopoulos, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr.

2008-07-15 09:00:16

OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIP) announced today that it has initiated a Phase I clinical trial of OSI-027, an oral, potent and selective inhibitor of both the TORC1 and TORC2 complexes that inhibits the kinase activity associated with mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin).

2008-07-07 09:00:16

* Alocrest(tm) Phase 1 Data Demonstrates Potential for Improved Safety and Efficacy Compared to Conventional Vinorelbine * Menadione Topical Lotion Restores Kinase Activity and Does Not Inhibit the Anti-Tumor Effect of Erlotinib (Tarceva(r)) in Preclinical Models SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hana Biosciences (Nasdaq:HNAB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on strengthening the foundation of cancer care, presented data for two of the company's...

2006-06-05 13:15:42

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A mid-stage trial suggests that a combination of cancer drugs Avastin and Tarceva can prolong survival in patients with advanced lung cancer, compared with chemotherapy alone, drug makers Genentech Inc.

2006-06-03 13:00:00

A Pfizer Inc. kidney cancer drug has also shown promise in a small mid-stage trial as a treatment for the most common form of lung cancer, researchers said on Saturday.

2006-06-01 15:29:13

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Adding a prescription arthritis drug to a targeted cancer therapy triples the number of lung cancer patients who are helped, U.S. researchers said on Thursday.


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