Navigation Links
ZD1839 Proves Effective - A Breakthrough in fighting Lung Cancer

Lung cancer, the header among all forms of cancer, is avenged now by the new proven effective ZD1839.

It has been shown that ZD1839, an epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, has confirmed, durable responses and safety in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as monotherapy and in combination with standard chemotherapy agents after segmental scrutinization in two different studies.

Vincent Miller, MD, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and the principal investigator of the first study said, "It is hoped that our study will be a prelude to better outcomes for NSCLC patients in the near future." No novel toxicities were seen with ZD1839 treatment in combination with standard chemotherapy.

In a second study, which addressed intermittent dosing of ZD1839 in Japanese patients with advanced lung cancer, more than 20% of patients showed partial responses to ZD1839 between 1 and 11 months.

With such promising results, researchers are now working on whether this drug can be used for other forms of cancer as well.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Study Proves That MMR Vaccine Is Not Connected To Autistic Babies
2. Pilot Study Proves Home Abortions ‘Safe’
3. Many Nonprescription Cough Medicines Proves Ineffective
4. Less Invasive By Pass Surgery Proves Economical In The Long Run
5. Epidural Mistakes Proves To Be Fatal Blunders
6. Combined Anti-Fever Drug Therapy Proves Unsafe for Childhood Fever
7. Drug Trial Proves Nightmare for British Indian Student
8. Naturopathic Care Proves Beneficial for TMD Pain
9. Medtronic Device Proves Effective in Parkinson’s Diseas
10. Large Community Spirometry Screening Proves Successful
11. Pregabalin Proves Durable Pain Relief Option for Fibromyalgia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... a biographical account following a man who went on to support his country and serve ... in Lynn Haven, Florida and at the age of 5, his family moved to Pensacola ... the Navy and got married right out of boot camp. , He and his ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... “Journey to Christmas:” a beautiful and enchanting tale that teaches children the ... a mother of three in Oklahoma City, and a devoted woman of faith. , ... has been in the back of my mind for years, but actually doing it might ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... ... Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced over 359,000 ... in 2017. Clinicians who participate in APMs are paid for the quality of care ... effort to build a system that delivers better care and one in which clinicians ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... 19, 2017 , ... With the cold weather here, many people will have to clear snow ... clearing large amounts of snow, but they can be dangerous when used incorrectly. That’s why ... Commission for the proper use of snow blowers:, , When removing ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... solutions, has recently unveiled impressive transportable capabilities with their iMedHD2™ Portable Teleultrasound ... an extension to RMT technology that delivers HD, dynamic, streaming ultrasound images and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... WASHINGTON , Jan. 19, 2017 Conference Call and ... VNDA ) today announced it will release results for the ... market closes. ... Vanda will host a conference call at 4:30 PM ET on ... quarter and full year 2016 financial results and other corporate activities. ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... YORK , Jan. 19, 2017 This ... the current and future scenario of the global market. ... rising opioid consumption. Severe chronic constipation is a major ... to traditional laxatives. Hence, novel targeted therapy has been ... OIC sufferers, launch of targeted medicines, and growing awareness ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... , Jan. 19, 2017  Stealth BioTherapeutics Inc. ( ... treat mitochondrial dysfunction, today announced new additions to its ... as Chief Medical Officer, and Daniel Geffken ... that Jim Carr , Pharm.D. has been promoted ... are pleased to welcome Doug and Daniel to our ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: