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2010-06-04 13:40:06

Patients with stage III colon cancer treated with 5-FU-based chemotherapy after complete surgical removal of their tumor after 1995 had improved overall survival with no change in time to recurrence compared to patients treated before 1995. In contrast, patients with stage II colon cancer treated after 1995 had longer time to recurrence and time from recurrence to death compared to those patients treated prior to 1995, according to Mayo Clinic and Gr Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere, Paris,...

2010-05-28 17:51:22

Small but decisive study highlights differences in clear- and non-clear cell subtypes Of the more than 38,000 Americans diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma (RCC) each year, approximately 20 percent have non-clear cell forms of the disease. New findings shows that a non-clear cell form of kidney cancer known as papillary RCC, which accounts for 12 percent of all RCC, responds differently to sunitinib "“ a standard frontline treatment for RCC. In a small but decisive Phase II trial, the...

2010-05-13 09:11:00

COLUMBIA, Md., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) announced today that after reviewing data from 294 patients including data from 12 Japanese patients enrolled in the pivotal Phase III ThermoDox® clinical study (HEAT Study) for primary liver cancer, the Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) has recommended that Celsion continue to enroll patients in the trial. The DMC for the HEAT study is comprised of an independent group of medical and...

2010-04-15 11:41:00

COLUMBIA, Md., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) today announced that Dr. Ronnie T.P. Poon, a principal investigator of the Phase I ThermoDox® dose escalation trial, held a press conference at the University of Hong Kong to provide an update on the long-term follow-up data from patients treated at his center as well as present illustrative patient case studies. The Phase I trial was conducted in 2006. A presentation of the press...

2010-04-12 06:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLSN) today announced that Dr. Ronnie T.P. Poon from the University of Hong Kong and lead principal investigator for the Asia Pacific region of the Phase I ThermoDox® dose escalation trial will hold a press conference on Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 10:30 AM HKT (Wednesday, April 14, 2010 10:30 PM ET) to discuss the long-term follow-up of patients treated from April 2006 to December 2006. The majority of...

2010-04-09 09:49:17

Leukemia related protein 16 (LRP16) gene is an important estrogen-responsive gene. LRP16 gene plays an important role in the carcinogenesis and progression of hormone-dependent cancer. LRP16 expression was also reported to be associated with invasion, metastasis and prognosis of gastric carcinoma. But no comprehensive description of LRP16 protein expression in colorectal cancer has been reported. A research article published on April 7, 2010 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses...

2010-03-09 06:30:00

CALGARY, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") today announced its financial results and operational highlights for the year ended December 31, 2009. "In 2009, we executed on our business plan focused on preparing the Company for late stage clinical testing and ultimately commercial launch by making substantial clinical progress, strengthening our intellectual property position and balance sheet, and scaling up...

2010-03-03 17:07:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today results from a Phase 3 trial which demonstrated cabazitaxel, an investigational compound, plus prednisone/prednisolone significantly improved overall survival and progression-free survival in patients with metastatic (advanced) hormone-refractory prostate cancer whose disease progressed following treatment with docetaxel-based chemotherapy. The TROPIC trial compared the...

2010-02-25 12:02:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Sciences Oncology, Inc. (LSO) today announced the achievement of a major milestone in its late-stage clinical development of Aptocine(TM) (talaporfin sodium) for treatment of solid tumors. LSO's global Phase 3 trial of Aptocine in metastatic colorectal cancer (MCRC) has reached target enrollment of 450 patients at 52 sites. The controlled, randomized MCRC trial is being conducted to assess the progression free survival (PFS) and overall...

2010-02-11 12:55:00

AMES, Iowa, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NewLink Genetics Corporation announced that it has reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) process for a pivotal Phase 3 trial of its HyperAcute immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is highly lethal and is currently an area of very significant unmet medical need. The SPA is a written agreement between NewLink as the trial sponsor and the FDA regarding the design,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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