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2013-02-13 12:26:22

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the market for breast cancer therapies in the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) will grow eight percent annually over the next five years, from $1.7 billion to $2.5 billion. The market's growth can be attributed to the launch of several premium priced agents, a gradual increase in the use of targeted...

2013-02-07 12:27:11

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB:GNBT) today provided an overview of the current pipeline and potential of its wholly-owned subsidiary Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com). While the Company is currently in a late Phase IIb trial of a very promising new immunotherapy for early breast cancer (AE37), the Company has made concrete headway in demonstrating a robust pipeline for AE37 indications beyond...

2013-02-06 09:52:05

Mapping the landscape of kinases could aid in new world of personalized cancer treatment When it comes to gene sequencing and personalized medicine for cancer, spotting an aberrant kinase is a home run. The proteins are relatively easy to target with drugs and plenty of kinase inhibitors already exist. Now in a new study, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers assess the complete landscape of a cancer's "kinome" expression and determine which kinases are acting...

2013-01-30 12:26:35

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today provided an overview on the early breast cancer competitive status of the lead cancer immunotherapy product, AE37, under development at its wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com). A detailed update on development plans will be provided during the previously announced conference call scheduled for Thursday, January 31, 2013....

2013-01-09 08:27:41

SEATTLE, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TapImmune Inc. (OTCBB: TPIV) has announced that an interim safety analysis on the first five breast cancer patients treated with HER2/neu Class II antigens at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN., did not show any serious adverse events. As a result treatment of the remaining 17 patients in the Phase I study, being conducted at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN will progress. The proprietary HER2/neu Class II antigens, discovered by Keith Knutson Ph.D. and colleagues...

2012-12-10 12:22:29

Adding the drug trastuzumab to chemotherapy prevents cancer recurrence and improves survival in a large number of women with early stage HER2-positive breast cancer. But trastuzumab does not stop tumors from returning in about 25 percent of patients – and oncologists haven't been able to identify these women before treatment. This situation may soon change, according to a Mayo Clinic study being presented at the 2012 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. A team of U.S....

2012-12-10 08:25:23

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Roche today announced updated survival results from the Phase III CLEOPATRA study, which showed that the combination of Perjeta® (pertuzumab), Herceptin® (trastuzumab) and docetaxel chemotherapy significantly extended the lives (overall survival) of people with previously untreated HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer (mBC), compared to Herceptin, chemotherapy and placebo. Results showed that the risk of death was reduced by 34...

2012-12-05 12:24:16

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Program at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) reported an encouraging increase in progression-free survival (PFS, the length of time a patient is on treatment without tumor growth) for patients with breast cancer that was estrogen receptor positive (ER+), HER2-negative who were given a combination of the standard anti-estrogen treatment, letrozole, and a new experimental drug...

2012-11-13 08:36:10

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (OTCBB:GNBT) today provided the following update on company initiatives. Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Generex, is in late Phase II clinical development of a novel immunotherapeutic for breast cancer (AE37) that demonstrates promising trends in preventing relapse. The interim results of the large, controlled, randomized, and single blinded trial were...

2012-10-16 07:27:07

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If Col. George Peoples has anything to say about it, pink ribbons will one day be obsolete and breast cancer will be a preventable disease. Peoples, chief of surgical oncology at San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) is the founder, director and principal investigator of the Cancer Vaccine Development Program (CVDP), an Army research network that this month is celebrating a few milestones toward its mission to prevent breast cancer. Breast...