Navigation Links
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Neotropix's Approach to the Treatment of Small Cell Lung Cancer and Neuroendocrine Cancers
Date:1/13/2009

Innovative Therapy Ensures Greater Patient Compliance, Improves Quality of Life

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the biopharmaceuticals market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Neotropix, Inc. with the 2009 U.S. Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Innovation of the Year. This award acknowledges the company's introduction of the innovative virotherapy NTX-010 (Seneca Valley Virus), an oncolytic picorna virus for treating small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and other neuroendocrine cancers. This state-of-the-art product aids cancer treatment by using a naturally occurring, replication-competent, single-stranded ribonucleic acid (RNA) virus.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO)

NTX-010's benefits include a convenient once-only dosing and an attractive side effect profile. It has the potential to address unmet needs in the treatment of adults with small cell cancer and carcinoid cancer. It can also potentially treat children with neuroblastoma, Wilms' tumor, Retinoblastoma, Ewing's sarcoma, Rhabdoid tumor, alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, and glioblastoma.

This virus, through a receptor-mediated process, selectively targets neuroendocrine tumor cells that express at least one of the following three biomarkers: synaptophysin, CD56, or chromogranin A. "NTX-010 is extremely selective and potent for killing tumor cells. In addition, no normal human cell has been shown to be infectable. Furthermore, NTX-010 is non-pathogenic in multiple animals including mice, swine, primates, and humans," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Katheryn Symank.

People with SCLC have very low survival rates and current treatments are limited to surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. Patients also suffer from the significant toxic effects fr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Frost & Sullivan
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Frost & Sullivan Lauds Toscana Biomarkers Outstanding Contributions to the R&D of Novel Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Autoimmune Diseases
2. Frost & Sullivan Lauds SonoScapes Outstanding Entrepreneurship
3. Frost & Sullivan Awards Toshiba America Medical Systems for Innovation in Cardiovascular Imaging Products and Services
4. Frost & Sullivan Awards SourceOne Global Partners for Proprietary Heart Health Formulas
5. Excellence in Supply Chain and Manufacturing Recognized at Frost & Sullivans India Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2008
6. Frost & Sullivan Recognises Best-in-Class Innovators
7. Ansell Healthcare Europe Lands 2008 Frost & Sullivan Customer Service Leadership Award for its Ansell Guardian(SM) Safety Program
8. Frost & Sullivan Lauds StatCom for Its Hospital Operations System
9. Gencor Pacific Group Picks Up Frost & Sullivan Global Appetite Suppressant and Satiety Ingredients Product Innovation of the Year Award
10. Frost & Sullivan Honours GELITA for Developing European Health Ingredient of the Year
11. Healthcare Pioneer Dr. Ralph Snyderman to Receive Frost & Sullivans Lifetime Achievement Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... Youngsters who enter puberty early are at increased risk ... was linked with a number of factors associated with ... according to the researchers. Early puberty was also linked ... peers, and having friends who were prone to getting ... found an association between early puberty and these factors, ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... -- Teens prescribed anti-anxiety or sleep medications are ... other teens, a new study warns. The ... assessments on teenagers before prescribing these drugs to ... don,t realize the abuse potential," said lead researcher ... Michigan School of Nursing. "These drugs produce highly ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... News) -- Exposure to peanut protein in household dust ... with the skin condition eczema, a new study reveals. ... United States are allergic to peanuts. And severe eczema ... peanut allergy, the researchers noted. The new study ... The researchers examined the amount of peanut protein the ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 ... may disrupt the makeup of bacteria in the digestive system, ... small new study suggests. The research doesn,t confirm ... ill, and study authors aren,t recommending that anyone stop taking ... be used at the lowest dose that provides adequate relief ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... ( http://www.fecbek.com ), a leading online shopping mall in the ... the Black Friday to its fans worldwide. , ... Black Friday! It is a shopping day popular among Americans ... everyone knows the history of the Special Friday. Fecbek.com tells ... The fourth Friday in November is the date of the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens 2Health News:Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse 2Health News:Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study 2Health News:Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs? 2Health News:Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs? 3
... with sound advice may help them identify hearing loss ... therefore untreated. ,Hearing loss in children often remain ... and lead to deficiency in attending, difficulty in attending ... to the researcher Judith Gravel from The Children's Hospital ...
... Adjuvant chemotherapy with epirubicin and cyclophosphamide for early ... myeloid leukemia or Myelodysplastic syndrome. ,Recent study ... early breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy with higher ... have an increased risk of developing Acute myeloid ...
... Heidelberg in Mannheim, concludes that women appear to develop alcoholic ... that women become dependant on alcohol not as frequently as ... on the general alcohol consumption pattern if men and women. ... and before pregnancy. It might have adverse effects on the ...
... plays an important role in increasing death risk.// It is ... that can kill him. ,Depression had long been taken ... disease. Now the team of researchers from Washington University School ... rate variability is the prime cause for such a case. ...
... sterols might help to lower your "bad" LDL cholesterol ... been shown to block cholesterol's absorption, lower blood cholesterol ... intestines. , ,The study had 29 participants, all ... type 2 diabetes and were slightly overweight. Participants were ...
... popular form of ancient Indian exercise and meditation for the ... healing properties and is popularly used to relieve people of ... trauma and anxiety in patients with breast cancer., ... Yoga therapy treated over 400 patients with breast cancer with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:High-Dosage of Epirubicin and Cyclophosphamide may cause AML 2Health News:Yoga Can Be Good For Breast Cancer Patients 2
(Date:11/24/2014)... Nov. 24, 2014 Juno Therapeutics today ... Designation to the company,s JCAR015 chimeric antigen receptor ... of relapsed or refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia ... Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where Phase 1 clinical ... FDA,s action is important news for patients who ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... 2014  Marta Rendon, MD, founder of the Rendon Center ... , FL and international key opinion leader in dermatology, was one ... United States to attend the international Aesthetic Experts ... . Here, at this gathering of over 600 physicians from ... plastic surgery experts from Asia and ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... , Nov. 24, 2014  AiCure, an ... motion-sensing technology to monitor medication ingestion, has announced ... monitor and intervene with patients receiving medication as ... Fatal overdoses from prescription opiates have quadrupled in ... deaths per year than heroin, cocaine and benzodiazepines ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Juno T Cell Therapy For Leukemia Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation 2Juno T Cell Therapy For Leukemia Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation 3Marta Rendon, MD Selected To Attend Prestigious, Global Aesthetic Experts Summit! 2Marta Rendon, MD Selected To Attend Prestigious, Global Aesthetic Experts Summit! 3Can artificial intelligence solve the $55 billion problem of opioid abuse? 2
... well-tolerated with signs of durable,disease control in advanced ... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDM,Pharma, Inc. today presented preliminary results ... trial (DC-MEL-202). The,results showed that UVIDEM was well ... response in patients with,progressive metastatic melanoma. , The ...
... trial presented at ENDO 2007 , ,- Regulatory approvals ... recruitment in Europe , ,MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (MARKET WIRE) ... that 26-week data from,its first Phase 3 study testing ... ENDO, the 89th,annual meeting of the Endocrine Society. The ...
Cached Medicine Technology:IDM Pharma Presents Preliminary Results from Phase II UVIDEM,Melanoma Vaccine Clinical Trial 2IDM Pharma Presents Preliminary Results from Phase II UVIDEM,Melanoma Vaccine Clinical Trial 3IDM Pharma Presents Preliminary Results from Phase II UVIDEM,Melanoma Vaccine Clinical Trial 4IDM Pharma Presents Preliminary Results from Phase II UVIDEM,Melanoma Vaccine Clinical Trial 5Theratechnologies: TH9507 Phase 3 Clinical Update 2Theratechnologies: TH9507 Phase 3 Clinical Update 3
...
...
... an easy way to eliminate paper ECG ... money. This Windows-based tool dramatically streamlines ECG ... and the hospital emergency department. You can ... Review high-resolution waveforms on-screen. Edit patient information, ...
... communications software, including Remote Link and Central ... you the tools and choices to effectively ... Send patient tests via email, LAN or ... Philips Zymed Holter analysis applications are used. ...
Medicine Products: