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2009-08-10 14:59:04

A new material developed at the University of Virginia – an oxygen nanosensor that couples a light-emitting dye with a biopolymer – simplifies the imaging of oxygen-deficient regions of tumors. Such tumors are associated with increased cancer aggressiveness and are particularly difficult to treat.

2009-05-16 09:51:42

Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers have discovered that low-oxygen regions in prostate tumors can be used to predict a rise in prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, a marker of tumor recurrence in prostate cancer.

2008-09-24 03:00:12

By Yeom, Chan Joo Chung, June-Key; Kang, Joo Hyun; Jeon, Yong Hyun; Kim, Kwang Il; Jin, Yong Nan; Lee, You Mie; Jeong, Jae Min; Lee, Dong Soo Hypoxia-inducible factor-1 (HIF-1) is a transcription factor of hypoxic response in cancer cells and is associated with tumor progression, angiogenesis, metastasis, and resistance to therapy.

2008-09-16 09:00:15

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:THLDD), today announced that it has initiated a Phase 1/2 clinical trial of TH-302 in combination with doxorubicin in patients with advanced soft tissue sarcoma.

2008-08-12 09:00:38

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 12, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:THLD), today announced that it has initiated a clinical trial of TH-302 in combination with various chemotherapeutic agents in patients with advanced solid tumors.

2008-08-06 09:00:11

Pro-Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX: PRW), a bio-pharmaceutical company developing proprietary polysaccharide-based therapeutic compounds in the treatment of cancer and fibrosis, today announced that a pre-Investigational New Drug (IND) meeting with the U.S.

2008-07-24 09:01:14

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:THLD), today announced that Herbert Hurwitz, M.D. has joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Dr.

2008-07-15 09:00:16

Pro-Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX: PRW), a biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary polysaccharide-based therapeutic compounds in the treatment of cancer and fibrosis, has requested a pre-Investigational New Drug (IND) meeting with the U.S.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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