Latest Taxol Stories

2014-05-23 11:04:04

Berkeley Lab Berkeley Lab Researchers Take an Atomic-Scale Look at Key Cellular Protein A pathway to the design of even more effective versions of the powerful anti-cancer drug Taxol has been opened with the most detailed look ever at the assembly and disassembly of microtubules, tiny fibers of tubulin protein that form the cytoskeletons of living cells and play a crucial role in mitosis. Through a combination of high-resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) and new methodology for...

2014-05-12 04:21:55

- Chief Commercial Officer, Tim Whitten, to lead commercialization effort - PRINCETON, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiho Oncology, Inc., a division of Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Japan), today announced the appointment of Tim Whitten to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. The appointment of Mr. Whitten represents the initial step in the transition of the company to a more fully integrated clinical development and commercial entity as it...

2014-04-04 12:27:03

SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and its associated pain, announced today that it will present data on the comparison of Cynviloq(TM) and Abraxane(®) (nab-paclitaxel) pharmacokinetics (PK) from animal studies. The PK data will be presented by Dr. Kouros Motamed, Vice President of Clinical Development & Nanomedicine on April 9 from 8:00 AM to...

2013-12-12 10:59:30

98.7 percent are cancer free for at least 3 years A remarkable 98.7 percent of certain lower-risk breast cancer patients were cancer free for at least three years after taking a combination of the drugs Herceptin and Taxol, a study has found. The study is the first major trial to examine the Herceptin-Taxol combination in patients who have a type of breast cancer with the biology known as small, node-negative, HER2+. Results were presented during the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer...

Additive Found In Dog Food May Prevent A Disabling Chemotherapy Side Effect
2013-09-20 08:47:59

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A chemical commonly used as a dog food preservative might prevent the kind of painful nerve damage found in the hands and feet of four out of five cancer patients taking the chemotherapy drug Taxol. A team of Johns Hopkins researchers have been working with cells in test tubes and mice to investigate the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved dog food preservative. The preservative, an antioxidant called ethoxyquin, has been...

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