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2009-05-28 16:45:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today announced that a poster presentation will report results from a randomized trial of nimotuzumab (aka BIOMAb/TheraCIM/h-R3) in patients with head and neck cancer conducted by Biocon Limited (Bangalore, India), a licensee of CIMAB SA, YM's licensor, at the 45th Annual Meeting...

2009-05-14 06:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), a life sciences product development company that identifies and advances a diverse portfolio of promising cancer-related products at various stages of development, today reported operational and financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2009, ended March 31, 2009. "Just a few days ago we reported critically important data at the 100th AACR conference in Denver highlighting the...

2009-03-13 10:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today reported that its poster entitled, "Binding properties of the anti-EGFR monoclonal antibody, nimotuzumab, limit interaction with the EGFR in renal and epidermal cells", has been accepted for presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research's (AACR)...

2009-02-13 06:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today reported operational and financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2009, ended December 31, 2008. "During the quarter we prepared to initiate our two randomized Phase II trials for nimotuzumab, which concentrate on two forms of cancer typically treated...

2009-01-05 16:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today announced that it has received clearance from Canadian regulatory authorities to initiate two Phase II, double-blind, randomized trials for nimotuzumab, its EGFR-targeting antibody, in combination with radiation-based treatments. The Company will conduct a Phase II...

2009-01-05 06:00:00

Singapore investigators to coordinate 700 patient trial of EGFR targeting antibody for treatment of head and neck cancer MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today announced that the National Cancer Centre of Singapore (NCCS) has selected nimotuzumab, YM's EGFR-targeting drug, for evaluation in a...

2008-12-12 11:58:00

MISSISSAUGA, Canada, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary CIMYM BioSciences Inc. received a milestone payment from its licensee Innogene Kalbiotech Ltd (IGK) in recognition of the recent marketing approval of nimotuzumab in the Philippines and Indonesia. IGK is the biotech...

2008-12-05 06:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Alternext US:YMI, TSX:YM, AIM:YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today reported that Oncoscience AG, the European licensee of nimotuzumab from YM's subsidiary, CIMYM BioSciences Inc., has withdrawn its application to the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) for marketing authorization of nimotuzumab. Withdrawal of an application does not...

2008-08-05 09:01:31

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- YM BioSciences Inc. , an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, will hold a conference call hosted by Mr. David Allan, Chairman and CEO, at 12:00pm EDT today, August 5, where members of the professional investment community are invited to discuss the preliminary results obtained from its open-label, Phase II study (YMB1000-015) of nimotuzumab in patients with...

2008-08-04 21:00:07

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- YM BioSciences Inc. , an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today announced preliminary results obtained from its open-label, Phase II study (YMB1000-015) of nimotuzumab in patients with irinotecan-refractory, metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). The data are based on 58 evaluable patients of the 61 enrolled in the trial. The trial was conducted at 10 centres across...


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