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2014-09-02 16:25:30

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBiotech announced today interim results from its fast-tracked Phase III study being conducted in the US for its anti-cancer agent Xilonix(TM). Xilonix, a True Human(TM) monoclonal antibody therapy, is being evaluated in advanced colorectal cancer patients where disease is further complicated with cachexia. The primary endpoint of the study is overall survival, comparing survival in Xilonix treated patients to a control population provided...

2014-08-21 16:24:50

ENSPIRIT Trial to Continue as Planned Following Completion of the First of Two Interim Futility Analyses BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today that the Phase 3 ENSPIRIT trial, evaluating custirsen in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), is continuing as planned per the recommendation of the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) based upon completion of the...

2014-08-11 08:29:18

Trial Progressing On Track; BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, announced an update about the Company's Phase III clinical trial of DCVax®-L for Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain cancer in conjunction with the Company's separate announcement today about certain changes to the Phase III trial. The update from the Company...

2014-08-01 16:23:45

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XBiotech has enrolled the first patient into its European Phase III study using its novel cancer drug Xilonix(TM) for the treatment of colorectal cancer. The double-blinded placebo controlled study is evaluating the use of the monoclonal antibody therapy designed to block chronic inflammation associated with malignant tumor growth. The treatment is reportedly aimed at reversing disease symptoms associated with disease progression and...

2014-07-24 08:33:56

ThermoDox® Continues to Demonstrate Impressive Local Response Rate in Refractory Patients LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) announced today positive interim data from its ongoing open-label Phase 2 DIGNITY Trial of ThermoDox® in Recurrent Chest Wall Breast Cancer (RCWBC). The trial is designed to enroll 20 patients at several U.S. clinical sites and is evaluating ThermoDox in combination with mild hyperthermia. Of the 13 patients...

2014-06-30 13:06:13

European Society for Medical Oncology ESMO 16 World GI Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer The new combination agent TAS-102 is able to improve overall survival compared to placebo in patients whose metastatic colorectal cancer is refractory to standard therapies, researchers said at the ESMO 16th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona. "Around 50% of patients with colorectal cancer develop metastases but eventually many of them do not respond to standard therapies,"...

2014-06-15 08:20:51

LONDON, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Hormone Refractory Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/drug_discovery/hormone_refractory_breast_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review_h1_2014.htmlHormone Refractory Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Hormone Refractory Breast Cancer Global Clinical Trials...

2014-05-06 23:01:41

Retrospective Study of Roswell Park Patients Documents Safety and Benefit of Complex Immunotherapy Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A retrospective study published online ahead of print in the medical journal Urology by a physician team from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) found that patients with metastatic kidney cancer — even those with chronic renal insufficiency — can tolerate and benefit from a treatment called high-dose interleukin-2 (HDIL-2) immunotherapy. Patients with...

2014-05-05 20:23:52

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Renal Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/renal_cell_carcinoma_global_clinical_trials_review.htmlRenal Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Renal Cell Carcinoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Renal Cell Carcinoma...

2014-04-23 08:31:00

Third Phase 3 Trial of Custirsen to Receive FDA Fast Track Designation BOTHELL, Wash. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to the investigation of custirsen when administered in combination with cabazitaxel/prednisone for the treatment of men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) following...


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