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AstraZeneca and Sarah Cannon Research Institute Join Efforts to Fight Cancer
Date:1/11/2011

WILMINGTON, Del. and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) and Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI), an international leader in advancing therapies for cancer patients through clinical research, today announced that SCRI will lead the clinical development of a novel targeted oncology compound from AstraZeneca.

Cancer is a major cause of mortality globally; accounting for 7.4 million (or 13%) of all deaths in 2004. The World Health Organization estimates the incidence of cancer to continue rising to reach an estimated 9.2 million deaths in 2015, driving the critical need for novel therapies to reach patients quickly and efficiently.

Under the agreement, SCRI will collaborate with AstraZeneca to provide clinical program development expertise, clinical program design, medical oversight and trial management. The first clinical trial to be conducted under the agreement was initiated in November 2010 with the first patient enrollment into that clinical trial on November 23, 2010.  

Potential benefits to be derived from this unique collaboration include enhanced strategic clinical development in pursuit of new and more effective cancer therapies, flexibility in program design and implementation, innovation via realizing efficiencies across the collaboration, leveraging the strengths of the innovative collaboration, and rapid patient enrollment to clinical trials through the access of a large network of cancer patients.  

Andrew Hughes, Vice President, Oncology Clinical Innovative Medicines, said: "AstraZeneca has a long history of discovering and developing cancer therapeutics that have made a real difference to cancer patients. For many years we have enjoyed an excellent working relationship with SCRI and this is an exciting next step in our relationship that continues to foster collaboration and innovation in advan
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