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2014-06-02 08:29:15

Combined Gene and Protein Analysis of Sarcoma Confirms the Unique Clinical Utility of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced the presentation of data from a study in which multiplatform biomarker assessment was used to identify multiple potential novel targets for the treatment of sarcoma, a type of cancer that begins in bone or in the...

2014-06-01 08:20:22

Large International Cohort of 17 GI Cancer Types Confirms the Unique Clinical Utility of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) CHICAGO, June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, announced today the presentation of clinical data at the 50th Annual Meeting of ASCO in which molecular profiling identified numerous potential drug options in patients with various types of gastrointestinal (GI) cancer. Among...

2014-05-31 08:20:45

Phase III data for lenvatinib to be presented at ASCO WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today results from the Phase III SELECT trial of investigational agent lenvatinib evaluating progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with progressive radioiodine-refractory differentiated thyroid cancer (RR-DTC). Progression-free survival with lenvatinib was extended significantly compared to placebo (HR=0.21, [99% CI: 0.14-0.31]; p<0.0001). The median...

2014-05-30 08:24:56

- Results from Phase I study of investigational oncology compound ABT-414 in patients with recurrent or unresectable glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive type of brain cancer NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) released preliminary results from an ongoing Phase I study with ABT-414, an anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) monoclonal antibody drug conjugate, in combination with temozolomide, which showed four objective responses, including one...

2014-05-28 23:19:13

Tozaride Targeted Therapy Shows Tumor Reduction in Animal Model Somerville, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Andarix Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage company, announces that its Tozaride targeted pancreatic cancer therapy has been selected for abstract publication at the 2014 ASCO meeting in Chicago, IL, May 30-June 4. The abstract - e15224: Effect of rhenium Re188-P2045 (Tozaride) on tumor growth in the AR42J rat pancreatic tumor xenograft nude mouse model - is available online at...

2014-05-28 08:31:13

Strategic dealmaker to advance Epic's leading circulating tumor cell (CTC) technology as a rapid and non-invasive platform for on-label, marketed companion diagnostics SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences announced today the appointment of Jason Adams as vice president of business development. Mr. Adams has more than 15 years of experience in biotech and diagnostic business development. Mr. Adams has specialized in negotiating and structuring complex revenue...

2014-05-22 23:01:48

Offers Potential New Therapy for Difficult-to-Treat Triple Negative Breast Cancer Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 A study from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Drexel University College of Medicine offers a potential new therapy for difficult-to-treat breast cancers. A team of investigators discovered that targeting a specific enzyme can kill triple-negative breast cancer cells, but spare non-tumor cells as well. The study is currently available in the online...

2014-05-18 23:01:09

RnRMarketResearch.com offers "Breast Cancer Therapeutics in Asia-Pacific Markets to 2020 - Novel HER-2 Positive Therapies Provide Diversified Treatment Options" research report in its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Breast Cancer Therapeutics in Asia-Pacific Markets to 2020 research report says, thanks to an increasing uptake of branded drugs in Asia-Pacific (APAC), the region’s breast cancer therapeutics market value will climb from $1.5 billion in 2013 to $2.5 billion...

2014-05-16 12:27:57

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - Late-Stage Pipeline Focuses on Improved Progression Free-Surival and Targeted Therapies" to its store. DALLAS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 Late-Stage Pipeline Focuses on Improved Progression Free-Surival and Targeted Therapies". The current Ovarian cancer therapeutics market is dominated by the use of generics - predominately...

2014-05-07 08:32:14

First-in-class DOT1L Inhibitor in Clinical Development as Potential Personalized Therapeutic for Patients with Genetically Defined Acute Leukemias CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epizyme, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPZM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company creating innovative personalized therapeutics for patients with genetically defined cancers, today announced the initiation of a Phase 1b open-label clinical study of EPZ-5676 in pediatric patients with acute leukemias...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'