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2010-12-16 01:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and ILLKIRCH, France, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennerex, Inc., a private clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class targeted oncolytic products for cancer, and Transgene (NYSE Euronext Paris: FR0005175080), a bio-pharmaceutical company specialized in the development of immunotherapeutic products, today announced that enrollment and treatment of patients in a Phase 1b clinical trial has been initiated to...

2010-11-10 08:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: GNBT) announced today that its wholly-owned immunotherapeutics subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), has been awarded two Therapeutic Discovery Project grants, totaling $488,958.50, by the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) pursuant to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of...

2010-10-27 02:21:47

Even though the cancer-treatment agent cetuximab is not considered effective treatment for KRAS (a gene)-mutated metastatic colorectal tumors, new research indicates that patients with colorectal cancer not responding to chemotherapy and a certain variation of this gene who were treated with cetuximab had longer overall and progression-free survival than patients with other KRAS-mutations, according to a study in the October 27 issue of JAMA. "Recent retrospective correlative analyses of...

2010-10-12 13:53:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A clinical trial testing a genetically reprogrammed herpes simplex virus as treatment for deadly forms of childhood cancer has received a U.S. Food and Drug Administration grant to support the research. The Phase I trial at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center currently focuses on testing the safety of the agent HSV1716 in patients. The study includes young patients with solid tumors such as rhabdomyosarcoma or Ewing's sarcoma. These...

2010-09-21 05:02:00

TUEBINGEN, Germany, September 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Investment Allows immatics to Perform Pivotal Study With its Lead Vaccine IMA901 in Patients With Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) - Study to Start in 2010 - IMA901 Phase II Trial has Shown the Potential to Confer an Overall Survival Benefit - Financing Supported by Both New and Existing Investors immatics biotechnologies GmbH, a biopharmaceutical company developing advanced therapeutic vaccines that are active...

2010-09-08 13:44:51

Lung cancer researchers have identified a genetic signature that can help doctors determine which patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer are at high risk for developing disease recurrence and therefore may benefit from chemotherapy after surgery ("adjuvant chemotherapy"). "The findings give patients and their doctors a clearer map of the appropriate post-operative treatment route to follow. Not all patients benefit from chemotherapy after surgery and those with less aggressive...

2010-08-19 15:17:00

BRUSSELS, August 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Using the innovative technique of radioembolisation to treat patients with inoperable colorectal cancer liver metastases who have failed all standard-of-care chemotherapy options can more than double the time until their disease progresses, according to the final results of a Phase III randomised controlled trial published in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Oncology.(1) The prospective, randomised trial compared a protracted infusion of...

2010-08-03 09:55:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) announced today that the consensus recommendations of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Clinical Trials Planning Meeting (CTPM) for Hepatocellular Carcinoma have been released and published in the August 2010 issue of Journal of Clinical Oncology, the official publication of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). In addition to evaluating the current standard of care, the NCI panel also recommended...

2010-06-24 07:00:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) announced today that the first patients have been dosed in a new Phase 1 dose-escalation clinical study to evaluate NKTR-102, the company's lead oncology compound, in combination with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)/leucovorin in refractory solid tumor cancers. The study is being conducted at University Hospitals Case Medical Center of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center in Cleveland, Ohio. "The dosing of the...

2010-06-07 14:28:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. ("NWBT") (OTC Bulletin Board: NWBO), developer of the DCVax® personalized cancer vaccine, today announced the release of a new detailed report by Pharmaceuticals and Biotech Analyst Dr. Navid Malik of the London-based Matrix Group. As part of an in-depth review of the history and competitive landscape of what he calls the "cancer vaccine revolution," Dr. Malik concludes that "NWBT has...