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2013-07-26 16:20:02

Singapore, July 27, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists at A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) led in a study that has identified genes that are potential targets for therapeutic drugs against aggressive breast cancer. These findings were reported in the July 2013 issue of PNAS. Out of the 1.5 million women diagnosed with breast cancer in the world annually, nearly one in seven of these is classified as triple negative. Patients with triple- negative breast cancer (TNBC) have tumours...

2013-06-25 23:27:40

Centrose announces the issuance of the first patent that covers a new class of antibody drug conjugates. The patent covers a new cancer drug candidate for treating metastatic drug resistant cancers. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Centrose, a company focused on developing safer and more effective therapies that improve patient health, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued Centrose its first Extracellular Drug Conjugate (EDC) Patent....

2013-06-25 19:17:47

Could be reliable and cost-effective diagnostic approach in lung cancer ALK rearrangement has been demonstrated to be a potent oncogenic driver and a promising therapeutic target in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). It defines a distinct molecular subset of NSCLC, in particular adenocarcinoma that can benefit by the treatment of ALK-inhibitors. Development of robust and reliable laboratory tests for predictive biomarkers is essential to select appropriate patients for targeted therapy....

Cancer Pilot Study Succeeds Using Funds From Volleyball Tournaments
2013-06-06 10:33:22

George Mason University Funded by volleyball tournaments, a new study released this week shows success in pinpointing individualized treatment for women with metastatic breast cancer, according to George Mason University researchers. The Side-Out Foundation´s pilot study is part of a cutting-edge approach to personalized medicine that looks beyond genomic analysis alone to combine it with what some say is the next frontier in targeted therapy: proteomics. The pilot study is the...


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