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2014-03-24 23:27:51

Lead Candidate Provides Targeted and Personalized Medicine Approach to Lung Cancer Somerville, MA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 ANDARIX Pharmaceuticals, a leader in the discovery and development of targeted peptide therapy for lung and neuroendocrine cancer announced today that P2045, the Company's lead candidate for targeted peptide therapy, has been granted Orphan Drug Designation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of small cell lung cancer (SCLC). Orphan...

2014-02-18 23:30:30

Company Will Present its Targeted and Personalized Medicine Approach to Lung Cancer Somerville, MA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Andarix Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage company, announces that it has been selected to present its targeted lung cancer therapy at the 14th Annual Targeted Therapies of the Treatment of Lung Cancer Meeting, also known as the Santa Monica Lung Cancer Meeting. This annual invitation-only meeting gathers the top scientists and clinicians to discuss the latest...

2013-09-05 11:12:54

Treatment associated with 6-month improvement, even in patients older than 80 Although numerous randomized clinical trials have demonstrated a benefit of chemotherapy for patients with small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), these trials have predominantly compared different chemotherapy regimens rather than comparing chemotherapy to best supportive care. Some of them included chest radiation or prophylactic cranial irradiation. Moreover, many trials excluded elderly patients. A recent...

2013-03-26 16:27:43

Recent news of high-profile lung cancer cases and deaths highlights need for more funding and better research SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued by Bonnie J. Addario in light of Bobbie Smith, lead singer of The Spinners, losing his battle with lung cancer last week: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110630/DC28681LOGO-b) "Lung cancer has been in the news a lot lately, with high-profile celebrities like Valerie...

2012-09-11 02:29:33

RESTON, Va., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical Care Options (CCO) announced that a poster presentation titled: Development and Utilization of an Online Tool to Guide Choice of First-line and Maintenance Therapy for Patients With Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) will be presented this week during the 2012 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology in Chicago, IL. This online decision-support tool provides physicians with expert...