Navigation Links
Cancer Advances Announces Issuance of Three New Patents to Its Suite of Gastrin Inhibitor Products
Date:4/22/2013

Durham, NC (PRWEB) April 22, 2013

Cancer Advances, Inc. (Cancer Advances), a wholly owned, biotechnology portfolio company of Cato BioVentures, announces the issuance of three new patents. Two of the newly released patents cover monoclonal antibodies to progastrin and have been issued in the United States and Australia. The third patent is for a companion diagnostic immunoassay issued in Canada which was previously issued earlier in the year for the United States. Collectively, these patents are additive parts to Cancer Advances’ suite of products that work to inhibit the cancer causing hormone, gastrin 17.

Cancer Advances has developed an intellectual property portfolio that currently holds over 100 United States and worldwide patents related to a lead compound, Polyclonal Antibody Stimulator (PAS) that has been clinically studied in three gastrointestinal cancers. PAS is an active immunotherapeutic that induces antibodies against the hormone, gastrin 17 (G17), and its precursor, (gly)G17, of which there is extensive published evidence for a central role of both of these endogenous compounds in the development and progression of gastrointestinal tumors, as well as other tumors.

The two progastrin patents cover a pharmaceutical composition, comprised of a progastrin-binding molecule that selectively binds to progastrin, a monoclonal antibody to progastrin, and an immunoassy to determine the amount of progastrin in a sample. These patents also cover a method of monitoring treatment of a gastrin-promoted disease or by determining the level of progastrin in a patient.

The third patent, which covers a companion diagnostic immunoassay, is used for the detection and quantitation of gastrin hormones found in a biological fluid sample such as blood. It allows oncologists to identify and target patients who will receive the greatest benefit from treatment with PAS. Slowing tumor growth, improving quality of life, and extending survival for patients suffering from a gastrin hormone-mediated disease are all accomplishments that Cancer Advances has continually strived toward in its research.

“Cancer Advances continues to produce products that progress our efforts in the fight against gastrin-related diseases,” says Lynda Sutton, president of Cancer Advances.

For more information, please contact:
Lynda Sutton
President, Cancer Advances
lsutton(at)cato(dot)com
919-361-2162
http://www.canceradvancesinc.com

About Cancer Advances
Cancer Advances is a biotechnology company focused on impacting human health and suppressing the progression of gastrointestinal cancers by enhancing the adaptive immune system. The company is led by an experienced management team and has a broad intellectual property portfolio.

Please visit our product page for more information on what is in development: http://www.canceradvancesinc.com/product.html

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10630275.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. MarketsandMarkets: Lung Cancer Drugs Market in G7 Countries Worth $13 Billion by 2020
2. Virobays Spectrum-Selective Cathepsin Inhibitor Shows Efficacy in Bone Cancer Model
3. Biocept and Academic Collaborators to Present Posters at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium on Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs)
4. NKTR-102 Demonstrates Synergistic Anti-Tumor Activity in Combination with Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin in Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer
5. Members of Congress, Cancer Experts Address Impact of Genetic Testing on Cancer
6. Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute Reduces Losses and Administrative Overhead With Ekahau RTLS
7. BBVA Foundation Unites the Efforts of Massachusetts General Hospital and Barcelonas Vall dHebron Hospital in Biomarker Research for Personalized Cancer Therapies
8. MarketsandMarkets: Global Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market worth $6,457 Million by 2020
9. New research points to benefits of innovative cobas® HPV test for primary screening as Englands cervical cancer screening programme includes the test in current HPV "triage" rollout
10. A New Type of Dendritic Cell-Based Cancer Vaccine has Received Approval for Clinical Tests and at the Same Time Secures Substantial Financing
11. US Oncology Research Affiliated Physician to Present Findings From Innovative Clinical Trial at 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/11/2017)... the Netherlands and LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. ... The Institute of Cancer Research, London ... use MMprofiler™ with SKY92, SkylineDx,s prognostic tool to risk-stratify patients ... trial known as MUK nine . The University of ... trial, which is partly funded by Myeloma UK, and ICR ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... San Diego-based team building and cooking events ... announced today. The bold new look is part of a transformation to increase ... a significant growth period. , It will also expand its service offering from its ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... , Oct. 10, 2017 International research firm Parks Associates ... will speak at the TMA 2017 Annual Meeting , October 11 ... in the residential home security market and how smart safety and security ... Parks Associates: ... "The residential security ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... DIEGO , Oct. 9, 2017  BioTech ... biological mechanism by which its ProCell stem cell ... critical limb ischemia.  The Company, demonstrated that treatment ... amount of limbs saved as compared to standard ... the molecule HGF resulted in reduction of therapeutic ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:8/23/2017)... , Aug. 23, 2017  The general public,s help is being ... microbiome—the bacteria that live in and on the human body –and are ... The Microbiome ... the human microbiome, starting with the gut. The project's goal is to ... Photo credit: IBM ...
(Date:6/30/2017)... ARLINGTON, Va. , June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... a leading developer and supplier of face and ... the ATA Featured Product provider program. ... created an innovative way to monitor a driver,s ... benefit greatly from being able to detect fatigue ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... the first robotic gym for the rehabilitation and functional motor sense evaluation ... Genoa, Italy . The first 30 robots will be available from ... . The technology was developed and patented at the IIT laboratories ... Technology thanks to a 10 million euro investment from entrepreneur Sergio Dompè. ... ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):