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2010-02-03 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) announced today that it has reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) on the design of a Phase 3 trial for its PI3K/Akt pathway inhibitor, KRX-0401 (perifosine), in patients with refractory metastatic colorectal cancer. The SPA provides agreement that the Phase 3 study design adequately addresses objectives in support of a...

2010-01-25 06:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CELSION CORPORATION (Nasdaq: CLSN) announced today that it will host a Research and Development Day for the financial community on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 from 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM ET in New York City. The event will be webcast live and archived for 90 days on the Company's website at http://www.celsion.com. To ensure a timely connection to the webcast, it is recommended that users register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start...

2010-01-14 08:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI) announced today the publication of their results from its phase 1B clinical trial of Bezielle (BZL101) for metastatic breast cancer. The results of the study are available online in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment and demonstrate that Bezielle continues to be safe and well tolerated with clinical evidence of anticancer activity in a heavily pretreated population of women diagnosed with metastatic breast...

2009-12-11 08:04:00

OSLO, December 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Algeta ASA (OSE: ALGETA), the cancer therapeutics company, announces that the first clinical center in the US, the Tulane Cancer Center, New Orleans, has started randomizing patients in the phase III clinical study of Alpharadin in men with castration-resistant (also known as hormone-refractory) prostate cancer (CRPC) that has metastasized to the skeleton. The ALSYMPCA (ALpharadin in SYMptomatic Prostate CAncer) study is a double-blind,...

2009-11-30 08:07:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Gene Therapy - Worldwide Market Challenges & Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164218/Gene-Therapy---Worldwide-Market-Challenges--Opportunities.html Gene therapy promises to be one of the most important frontiers in medicine. Although no significant achievements for curing disease have been achieved, the future seems to hold significant potential in...

2009-11-16 08:00:00

BOSTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: HEPH), today reported preliminary results of its ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial with Apoptone® (HE3235) for hormone-resistant prostate cancer (also called castrate-resistant prostate cancer or CRPC). Presented at the Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics Conference, which is co-sponsored by the AACR, NCI and EORTC, the poster is titled: "Results of preclinical and clinical Phase...

2009-11-04 04:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NovaRx Corporation announced today that the Company has successfully negotiated and received FDA approval for a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) Protocol Amendment to the pivotal Lucanix® Phase III clinical trial in patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). The amendment will expand patient eligibility and enable study investigators to treat patients with stable brain metastases. As many as one in three NSCLC patients have such...

2009-11-02 15:10:00

WOBURN, Mass., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- BioVex Inc, a company developing new generation biologics for the treatment and prevention of cancer and infectious disease, announced today that the data from its completed Phase 2 clinical study of OncoVEX (GM-CSF) for the treatment of advanced melanoma has been published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO). The previously announced top line results report a high objective durable response rate and a high complete response rate, combined with a...

2009-10-26 14:36:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In a review article published this month in The Oncologist, UNC's Dr. Richard M. Goldberg and a team of colleagues catalogue how the data collected in a single large comparative clinical trial testing combination chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer has been used not only to benefit the patients that enrolled but also patients who subsequently developed the disease. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080627/CLF051LOGO ) It has also...

2009-10-21 08:30:00

TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHMD) today reported positive results from its Phase II trial evaluating bavituximab in combination with docetaxel in patients with advanced breast cancer. Preliminary data at the end of the six planned treatment cycles in the Phase II study showed that 28 of 46, or 61%, of all patients enrolled in the trial achieved an objective tumor response according to RECIST criteria. This data compares...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.