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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...

2009-09-02 06:30:00

BOSTON, Mass. and TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today reported that clinical investigators are presenting interim Phase II data showing that its brain cancer agent Cotara(R) appeared well tolerated and demonstrated encouraging signs of efficacy in patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the deadliest form of brain cancer. The data from an ongoing Phase II study of Cotara in patients with recurrent GBM is being...

2009-06-30 08:00:00

- Completion of Phase I Paves Way for Expanding Bavituximab Cancer Program - - Inclusion of Patients with Diverse Advanced Cancers Along with Promising Interim Phase II Data Suggest Bavituximab Could Have Broad Anti-Cancer Utility - TUSTIN, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today announced that it has completed the planned patient enrollment in its U.S. Phase I clinical trial evaluating bavituximab as monotherapy in patients with...

2009-06-03 07:02:00

- 71% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Docetaxel in Advanced Breast Cancer - - 65% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Carboplatin/Paclitaxel in Advanced Lung Cancer - - 64% Objective Tumor Response in Combination with Carboplatin/Paclitaxel in Advanced Breast Cancer - - Data in All Three Studies Surpassed Pre-Established Criteria for Expansion of Patient Enrollment - - Positive Initial Data across Indications and Chemotherapy Regimens Suggests Bavituximab Could...

2009-06-01 16:58:06

A majority of patients with advanced colorectal cancer that has spread to other organs may skip surgery and begin chemotherapy, U.S. researchers say. Lead author Philip Paty says the conventional approach to treating stage IV level of colon cancer had been surgery immediately following diagnosis, typically followed by chemotherapy three to six weeks later. Paty and a multidisciplinary team looked at 233 patients with metastatic colorectal cancer treated at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer...

2009-06-01 08:00:00

- Interim Primary Endpoint Data from Phase II Study Shows 71% Objective Tumor Response Rate in Evaluable Patients Receiving Bavituximab Plus Docetaxel - - Secondary Endpoint Evaluation Shows Promising 7.4 Month Median Progression Free Survival in Initial Study Cohort - ORLANDO, Fla. and TUSTIN, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today announced that preliminary results from a Phase II trial of its lead anti-phosphatidylserine antibody...

2009-06-01 05:30:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Overall survival data in locally advanced pancreatic cancer patients treated with TNFerade(TM) in GenVec's ongoing Phase III Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trial with TNFerade(TM) (PACT) were presented yesterday at the 45th American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081205/DC50112LOGO ) The poster, entitled "Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Phase III Clinical Trial using...

2009-05-31 09:28:48

A new study shows that a large majority of patients who present with advanced colorectal cancer that has spread to other organs (stage IV) don't require immediate surgery to remove the primary tumor in the colon. Researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) presented their data yesterday at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. "For this population with metastatic disease that cannot be cured by surgery, undergoing colon surgery is not always necessary,"...